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Tag: Beef Cattle

What are the Long-Term Impacts of Estrus Synchronization and Artificial Insemination?

Cliff Lamb, University of Florida – North Florida Research and Education Center, Marianna, FL Estrous synchronization (ES) and artificial insemination (AI) are reproductive management tools that have been available to beef producers for over 50 years.  Synchronization of… Read More

Grazing Management is Key for Profitable Livestock Production

Jose Dubeux, , University of Florida/IFAS – North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) Pastures are different than hay fields or row crops. The final product is not the crop per se, but the animal gain obtained from… Read More

Impact of Selection for Feed Efficiency of Heifers on Future Cow Performance

Introduction In Florida, the predominant classes of cattle are females (replacement heifers, young and mature cows) that graze forages.  However, most feed efficiency research has focused on grain-fed, feedlot cattle, with little data collected on mature cows on… Read More