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Research Programs and Projects at this Location

ARS research is organized into National Programs. Within each National Program are research projects. Listed below are  the National Programs and research projects currently conducted at this location.

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Food Animal Production (NP #101)
Protecting the Welfare of Food Producing Animals
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of a Decision Support Tool For Improving Sow Welfare During a Heat Stress Event
(Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Decision Support Tool For Improving Sow Welfare During a Heat Stress Event
(Cooperative Agreement)
Effect of Probiotics on Aggression in Laying Hens
(Cooperative Agreement)
Probiotic, Bacillus Subtilis, Prevents Injurious Behaviors and Increases Skeletal Health In Laying Hens-Purdue
(Cooperative Agreement)
Swine Management Website and Mobile App
(Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Decision Support Tool For Improving Sow Welfare During a Heat Stress Event
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Enhancing the Thermal Environment of Sows and Piglets to Simultaneously Improve Sow Welfare and Improve Lifetime Performance and Survivability of...
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Integrating Functional Genomics, Behavior, and Health Measures to Mitigate the Cumulative Effects of in Utero Heat Stress on Swine Welfare
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Probiotic, Bacillus Subtilis, Prevents Injurious Behaviors And Increases Skeletal Health In Laying Hens
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Early Stress Experiences and Stress Resilience and Emotionality in Pigs
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Utilize the Purdue Animal Care and Use Committee (PACUC)
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Determining the Thermal Preference of Weanling Pigs
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Probiotics and Synbiotics on Skeletal Health in Broiler Chickens
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Environmental Enrichment in Swine and Poultry
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating the Effects of Climate Change on Livestock Physiology and Well-being
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating the Interactions Between Swine Behavior and Heat Stress Response
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying phenotypic and genotypic indicators of dairy cattle resilience in automated farming systems.
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Pain Management in Swine
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Supplementing Dairy Calves with L-glutamine to Reduce Antibiotic Use
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Environmental Enrichment Effects on Pig Welfare During Lactation, Nursery and Grow-Finish Phases
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Environmental Enrichment Effects on Pig Welfare During Lactation, Nursery and Grow-Finish Phases
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)