John Maday

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Recent Stories by John Maday


Influenza D Remains Somewhat Mysterious

Nov 08, 2018 by John Maday
In 2011, researchers isolated an unknown virus, later categorized as influenza D virus (IDV), in a diseased pig. Since then, some of the same group identified influenza D antibodies in cattle, goats, sheep and horses.

Editing for Health and Fitness

Oct 17, 2018 by John Maday
Gene editing shows considerable potential for improving animal health and welfare and food safety while reducing dependence on antimicrobials and other treatments for livestock diseases.

The Indispensable Veterinarian

Oct 10, 2018 by John Maday
These days, long-term viability in animal agriculture requires identifying and capitalizing on efficiencies, while also conserving resources, protecting animal welfare and ensuring food safety and public health.

Contented Crew, Contented Animals

Oct 04, 2018 by John Maday
When feedlot and dairy workers enjoy their jobs, feel empowered to make decisions and understand the reasons behind their tasks, they are most likely to provide good animal husbandry.