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    • New meat scientist joins University of Guelph faculty

      Professor Marcio Duarte is expected to soon join the University of Guelph’s Department of Animal Biosciences as assistant professor in meat science and muscle biology.

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    • Mentorship program participants on farm tour

      New mentorship program builds bridges

      Canadian Poultry, January 2021: Livestock Research Innovation Corporation (LRIC) has launched a mentorship program for new University of Guelph faculty in the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC), Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), and College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CPES) to make connections to the provincial livestock industry.

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    • Feed ingredients play a role in effectiveness of medicated feeds, research shows

      Ontario Hog Farmer, December 2020/January 2021: There’s variability in how swine medicines fed via premixes interact with other feedstuffs in the pigs’ diets - and it has impact on animal health, the environment and farmer profitability. 

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    • Pigs

      Swine: A better understanding of the impact of PRRS on reproduction

      LRIC newsletter, October 2020: University of Saskatchewan researchers are investigating the reproductive impacts of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome on pig fetuses.

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