Science: Sheep can recognize specific human faces

We all have people in our lives whose faces we could never forget. Usually these are the people most important to us, who we love and care for, and who love and care for us.

Now, science shows that sheep might go through the same thing. Well, something similar, at least.

Researchers from the University […]

Sheep breeders could benefit from new gene insights

Why are sheep the way they are?

Whether you enjoy pondering abstract questions about the nature of things or not, scientists sure do. And scientists wondering why sheep are the way they are have recently gained new insight, which they hope will help farmers raise stronger, healthier and more productive flocks.

At the Roslin Institute, […]

Monday links

Don’t have time to scour the internet for the latest animal science, food safety, and agriculture news? Relax, we’ve got it covered.

Animal Science:

High quality water vital for livestock — Morning Ag Clips As parts of the U.S. suffer through high temperatures and drought, experts remind producers of water requirements for livestock. “A 10% […]