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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COVID-19 and Euthanasia: The Worst Reality

When an animal’s well-being is being threatened, when disease or injury are too great, when quality of life has decreased dramatically – there's often only one remaining option. The current pandemic has forced many farmers to make heartbreaking decisions. Read More

 

Mother’s Day “Momsights” from Farm Moms

I have met some incredible women working in farming and agriculture. The most interesting thing is that many have the Read More

 

Honduras: Small Gestures, Big Impacts

Ever since returning from a mission trip to Honduras in February, my morning routine isn’t quite the same. Simple moments like turning on the bathroom faucet to brush my teeth and heading to the fridge to whip up some breakfast are now daily, poignant reminders of how fortunate my family – and how fortunate most of us are – to enjoy the luxuries of clean water and healthy, safe, accessible food. 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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