Tag: Beef Cattle Management

Differences in Selenium and Copper Metabolism between Brahman and Angus cattle

by Juliana Ranches, Ph.D. Candidate, UF Animal Sciences, UF/IFAS Range Cattle Research and Education Center, Ona Copper and selenium are trace minerals required for cattle’s optimum performance. Selenium works as an important antioxidant, while copper is required for the… Read More

Effects of prescribed fire on cattle use and foraging behavior

by Britt Smith, Postdoctoral Research Associate working jointly with Archbold Biological Station and the UF/IFAS Range Cattle REC on the USDA Long Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) Project Fire is a historic and important disturbance in Florida’s ecosystems. Fire consumes… Read More

Body condition score trainings in Florida

by Philipe Moriel, Assistant Professor Beef Cattle Nutrition and Management UF/IFAS Range Cattle Research and Education Center, Ona Body condition score (BCS) is a practical and inexpensive indicator of fat (energy) reserves in a beef cow, highly correlated with… Read More