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


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Livestock Vaccines: Global Ripple Effect on Animals, Human Health and Sustainability

As a veterinarian, I’ve witnessed the power of vaccines in protecting the health of livestock. But there’s so much more. Learn about the ripple effects of vaccines and how they positively contribute to the environment, our health and well-being and even economic stability. Read More


What’s on a Label? Cracking the Egg Carton Code

Grade A, pasture-raised, free-range, hormone-free. What do the labels on egg cartons really mean? Shop with confidence as I crack the code in my latest blog and share the secret to buying the freshest eggs! Read More


What’s the Difference Between Brown and White Eggs? You’ve Gotta Hear This

Egg colors unscrambled. Take a look as I crack the mystery on why some eggs are white and others are brown and dispel myths about nutrition. There’s more than meets the eye when it comes to the fascinating color pallets created by our feathered friends. 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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