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Livestock Predation: Identifying the culprits

June 16, 2021

By: Hannah Fox, Intern UF/IFAS Range Cattle Research and Education Center Livestock loss, and calf loss in particular, is a major issue in Florida. According to the USDA 2015 report on livestock loss, operations in Florida suffered a 4% ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: Beef Cattle Management, Bethany Wight, Hance Ellington, Hannah Fox, Livestock Predation, Predation, Predator Identification

Differences in Selenium and Copper Metabolism between Brahman and Angus cattle

September 18, 2019

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, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock
Tags: Beef Cattle Management, Beef Cattle Nutrition, Black Angus, Brahman, Cattle Diet, Copper, Mineral Supplementation, Selenium

Effects of prescribed fire on cattle use and foraging behavior

March 20, 2019

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 ... READ MORE

Category: Farm Management, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Beef Cattle Management, Britt Smith, Cattle Behavior, Prescribed Fire

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