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Latest news from the Department of Animal Science at Penn State.
Location of Microchip in a horse
March 17, 2008

The microchipping of thoroughbreds in the US is set to begin, with the Jockey Club now offering microchips for sale. Microchips are not currently a requirement for thoroughbred registration and participation is voluntary.

February 5, 2008

Dr. Alex Hristov, Associate Professor of Dairy Nutrition, and Dr. Joy Pate, Professor of Reproductive Physiology and the C. Lee Rumberger and Family Endowed Chair in Agricultural Sciences

January 21, 2008

Pasture offers the advantages of space, fresh air, and a confident footing. These things should not be compromised in shelter.