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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A Cow in My Marshmallow? And Other Ways to Avoid Waste

When it comes to animals raised for food, there’s more than “meats” the eye. From insulin and oil to adhesives and asphalt, there are hundreds of uses for livestock that go beyond your plate and reduce unnecessary waste. Read more! Read More

 

Cow Comfort is Top of Mind for Dairy Farmers

Cows have super-powers to take things we humans can’t eat, like corn silage, hay or grass, and turn it into something delicious that we can eat, like butter, ice cream and yogurt. Read More

 

Dr. Dorman Asks: Up Close and Personal with Piglets

In this installment of Dr. Dorman Asks, we go “live” for an inside scoop on the meticulous care required to get piglets off to a great start. Some of the answer may just sowprize you. 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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