Our Mission is to facilitate the discovery and dissemination of knowledge in animal science for the benefit of society.
♦♦♦ 2013 ELECTIONS: members only on-line voting for CSAS executive open until June 3. Current voter turn-out 15%.
√ Executive reports for AGM 2013 now posted.
√ Registration CSAS/CMSA Banff AB 2013 June 18-20.
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The Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS)is a national organization with an elected executive committee. CSAS is an Associate Member of the Agriculture Institute of Canada (AIC).
Membership is open to persons currently or previously employed in research, teaching, administration, extension, production, marketing, or otherwise interested in any field pertaining to the animal industry. There are three categories for membership including regular members, retired members, and student members (undergraduate or graduate).
Student $15.00 (Full-time students must be confirmed by the supervisor or department head)
* $15 non-refundable application fee for new memberships will be credited to the membership fee upon approval.
The Canadian Journal of Animal Science (CJAS) is an international peer-reviewed journal edited by the Canadian Society of Animal Science and published by the Agricultural Institute of Canada (AIC).
CJAS is published four times annually:in March, June, September and December and is available in print and electronic formats.
is co-published quarterly, in print and electronic formats, by the Canadian Society of Animal Science, American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) and the European Association for Animal Production (EAAP).
Each issue of Animal Frontiers consists of invited peer-reviewed articles that present several international perspectives on the status of a high impact, global issue on animal agriculture.Corporate and non-profit organizations are invited to purchase a Sustaining Membership; sustaining partnerships help maintain this unique forum for scientific exchange and education across all tiers of animal agriculture, policy, and animal product consumerism.
Visit Animal Frontiers for information on Sustaining Membership/Partnership, subscription and advertising information.
The CSAS annual meeting is held in the spring on odd-numbered years, and jointly with the American Society of Animal Science (JAM) in early summer on even-numbered years and every 4th year JAM is in Canada. For spring 2013, the CSAS meeting will be held jointly with the Canadian Meat Science Association in Banff June 18-20.
JAM2018 and WCAP
The CSAS and ASAS are co-hosting with the European Association on Animal Production (EAAP) the World Congress on Animal Production (WCAP 2018) to be held in mid-July following JAM2018.
Many thanks to our CSAS-Phoenix organizing committee co-chaired by Dr John McKinnon (Animal and Poultry Science, University of Saskatchewan (APS, USASK)) and Dr Alan Iwaasa (AAFC, Swift Current) and composed by Drs Greg Penner (APS, USASK), Steve Hendrick (Western College of Veterinary Medicine, USASK), Phil Thacker (APS-USASK), Denise Beaulieu (Prairie Swine Centre, USASK), Bart Lardner (Western Beef Development Centre) and Hushton Block (AAFC-Brandon). The group was very much involved in the following events • CSAS participation in JAM2012 program planning and review/selection of abstracts, symposia and late breaking abstracts • CSAS AGM • CSAS special symposium • CSAS awards banquet • Alltech/CSAS Graduate Student Mixer and • fund raising. Excellent assistance and support were provided by the Federation of Animal Science Societies (FASS) staff, Ms Jennifer Gavel and Cara Thorp. We also appreciated the excellent service at CSAS Headquarters provided by the Renaissance Marriot Hotel staff, especially Mark Keesling and Kathy.
We express gratitude and thanks to our conference sponsors ♦ Alltech, Inc. ♦ Animal Nutrition Association of Canada (ANAC) ♦ NorAmerica Bioenergy Corporation ♦ University of Saskatchewan's College of Agriculture and Bioresources, Department of Animal Science and Poultry Science, and Western College of Veterinary Medicine ♦ Jefo - species specific additives ♦ Agri-Environment Services Branch (AESB) and awards sponsors ♦ Alltech, Inc. ♦ Elanco ♦ Pfizer ♦ Nutreco ♦ Canadian Cattlemens Association (CCA) ♦ Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) ♦ Chicken Farmers of Canada (CFC) ♦ Canadian Pork Council (CPC).
Animal Research Scientist for the R & D laboratory; M.Sc. or PhD in the area of Animal Nutrition, with particular emphasis on the physiology and microbiology of livestock gastro-intestinal-tracts. Open until filled. Full time position.
University of Manitoba
Assistant/Associate Professor Applied Gut Microbiology applications due January 7, 2013. Tenure track position commencing July 1, 2013.
Dean, Faculty of Agriculture and Principal, Dalhousie Agricultural Campus Open until filled with appointment to begin July 2013.
La chaire de recherche du Canada en vision infrarouge Ouvert jusqu'à que le poste sera comblé
Canada Research Chair Infrared Vision Open until filled