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Animal Science

UF/IFAS Animal Science Department Extension develops programs and activities in the areas of Beef, Equine, Meat, Dairy Small Ruminant, and Youth

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RECENT & REVISED PUBLICATIONS

Understanding Parent Verification and Its Uses in Beef Cattle

AN393/AN393by Felipe A. C. C. Silva, Mark Mauldin, and Angela M. Gonella-DiazaApril 19, 2024This publication aims to provide guidance on how to perform successful samples collection and shipping for parent verification. Written by Felipe A. C. C. Silva, Mark Mauldin, and Angela M. Gonella-Diaza, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences, April 2024.Critical Issue: 1. Agricultural and Horticultural Enterprises

Tips para la inseminación artificial en bovinos

AN391/AN380-Spanby Daniela Cortés-Beltrán y Angela GonellaMarch 21, 2024Esta publicación está dirigida a los productores de ganado bovino, trabajadores agrícolas y agentes de Extensión, con el propósito de proporcionar información sobre cómo realizar una IA exitosa en bovinos. Este documento, AN380-Span, es uno de una serie del Department of Animal Sciences, UF/IFAS Extension. La publicación original es de marzo 2024.Critical Issue: 1. Agricultural and Horticultural Enterprises

Acceptability of Rhizoma Peanut Forage by Horses and Its Benefits on Feeding Behavior

AN390/AN390by C. Vasco, J. Dubeux, E. Santos, C. Wickens, and L. WarrenNovember 9, 2023Rhizoma peanut hay has been demonstrated to benefit horses’ feeding behavior with reduced inactive time, which can result in lower risk for abnormal behaviors in stabled horses. This publication is intended to provide information to Extension agents, horse owners, and equine facility managers. Written by C. Vasco, J. Dubeux, E. Santos, C. Wickens, and L. Warren, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences, October 2023.Critical Issue: 1. Agricultural and Horticultural Enterprises

Criando gallinas ponedoras en el patio

AN389/AN239-Spanby Mary E. Henry, Jessica M. Ryals, Alicia Halbritter y Derek L. Barber. Traducido por Jonael Bosques y Francisco RiveraOctober 4, 2023Los recursos informativos para vender huevos o producir a gran escala también son provistos en esta publicación. Este documento es el AN239-Span, uno de una serie del Departamento de Ciencias Animales, UF/IFAS Extension. Publicación original de septiembre de 2023.Critical Issue: 1. Agricultural and Horticultural Enterprises

Understanding the Basics of EPDs

AN388/AN388by Fernanda M. Rezende, Caitlin L. Bainum, Joseph H. Walter, and Timothy W. WilsonJuly 17, 2023The purpose of this publication is to provide basic concepts and practical examples to help beef producers and their advisors make informed selection decisions using expected progeny difference (EPD) information. Written by Fernanda M. Rezende, Caitlin L. Bainum, Joseph H. Walter, and Timothy W. Wilson, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences, July 2023.Critical Issue: 1. Agricultural and Horticultural Enterprises