Research helps confirm longstanding suspicions that prions can accumulate in the environment in areas such as mineral licks or feeding and baiting sites where deer congregate, and scientists believe environmental reservoirs of prions could serve as an additional transmission route of CWD.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Fish farms getting an assist from chickens; discovery could have global implications for Atlantic salmon industry
Researchers are using oil that comes from a gland on chickens’ tails to improve survival at fish farms; the oil reportedly also could be used to domesticate wild fish like walleye and allow them to be farmed.
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