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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)
Mitigating the Negative Effects of In Utero Heat Stress on Piglet Welfare Following Weaning and Transport
(Cooperative Agreement)
Probiotic, Bacillus Subtilis, Prevents Injurious Behaviors and Increases Skeletal Health In Laying Hens-Purdue
(Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Decision Support Tool For Improving Sow Welfare During a Heat Stress Event
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Probiotic, Bacillus Subtilis, Prevents Injurious Behaviors And Increases Skeletal Health In Laying Hens
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Utilize the Purdue Animal Care and Use Committee (PACUC)
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Mitigating the Negative Effects of in Utero Heat Stress on Piglet Welfare Following Weaning and Transport
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Replacing Dietary Antibiotics with L-glutamine and Synbiotics Following Weaning and Transport in Pigs
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Determining the Thermal Preferences of Swine
(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)
Fungi as an Immunomodulator and Behavior Modifiers For Weaned Pigs
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Managing Climate Change to Enhance Animal Welfare
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Mitigating the Negative Effects of In Utero Heat Stress on Piglet Welfare Following Weaning and Transport
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Pain Management in Swine
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Probiotic, Bacillus subtillis, Prevents Feather Pecking and Cannibalism in Laying Hens
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Environmental Enrichment Effects on Pig Welfare During Lactation, Nursery and Grow-Finish Phases
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)