The Round Barn Podcast

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Welcome to the Round Barn podcast, where faculty members from the University of Illinois tackle issues that are relevant to today's challenges, from livestock production to diagnostics and clinical cases. Look for the Round Barn podcast on our website or your favorite podcatcher.
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Acceptance into veterinary school is highly competitive. The College of Veterinary Medicine recently launched our Certificate in Veterinary Science to help students on their journey to veterinary school. Join Dr. Brian Aldridge and Crystal Zulauf as they discuss the certificate program and how it was designed to benefit students.
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What is impacting the record high price of turkeys in the United States? In order to answer this question, you must understand the implications of avian influenza, gas prices, holiday dinners, and customer needs. Dr. Jim Lowe answers all these questions as he breaks down the supply chain from egg to turkey dinner in this episode of The Round Barn Podcast.
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The prices of gasoline, diesel fuel, and groceries have been astronomical recently. Dr. Jim Lowe is joined by Crystal Zulauf in this episode of The Round Barn where they reveal how the sticky cost of transportation affects the amount we pay at the register.
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The cull sow market in the United States has a surveillance problem. Drs. Lowe and Mitek are joined by Dr. Ben Blair to discuss his investigation into the cull sow marketing channel. Join them as they reveal the devastating implications of an ASF outbreak in cull sows and how it could affect the swine industry as a whole.