Ultraviolet A lighting in barns significantly reduces poultry stress

· May 9, 2018

Adding windows to commercial animal housing may not be the answer to reducing animal stress anymore. It may be in the lighting. Scientists at ONCE, in conjunction with two major U.S. universities, have found that the addition of an Ultraviolet A (UV-A) spectrum into animal housing lighting reduces stress levels by a significant margin. This […]

Merck Animal Health study: Young veterinarians are struggling

· February 12, 2018

Merck Animal Health has tackled the subject of mental illness and stress  in the veterinary profession with a first-of-its-kind study. Conducted in collaboration with the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and Merck Animal Health, the study found veterinarians age 45 and younger are more likely to experience serious psychological distress and only 27 percent of […]

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