The Evolution of Animal Agriculture

Explore how farm animal care connects to a healthy food supply and environment

It is important to provide a window into the world of animal agriculture, knowing 98% of the U.S. population has no direct connection to agriculture. You’re invited to explore the blogs, videos and information on this site, which highlight advances in animal care, dispel myths and outline some of the challenges and opportunities ahead. Send questions and comments to Dr. Leah Dorman at AskDrDorman@pahc.com

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Masked Cows? A High Five for High-Tech

Masks for cows may seem silly – but innovation in agriculture is serious business. I’m a big fan of forward-thinking farmers, researchers and scientists – the moovers and shakers championing technology to ensure we all have safe, affordable, nutritious food. Read More

 

Dr. Dorman Asks: Is it okay to eat farmed fish?

Fish is a wonderful protein option, but how are fish raised? An aquaculture expert answers some common questions about farmed fish. Read More

 

Are You Ready for the Truth About Antibiotic Use? The Evidence Is In.

Farmers, veterinarians and the animal health community have committed to responsible use of antibiotics to ensure animal health and well-being. Importantly, they’ve also made substantial progress over time. I share my thoughts on some bigger picture implications for animal health and welfare in my latest blog. Read More

People, Animals & Planet

Never before have experts in human health, animal health and environmental health understood, as well as we do today, the deep connections between all three. Learn about the “One Health” approach to see the world differently.

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