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UF scientist wins federal grant to reduce heat stress, improve beef production in cattle

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July 14, 2022

Every year across the country, heat causes $300 million in damage to cattle, ample reason for University of Florida scientists to try to cool the animals and increase their beef production. The newest scientific effort will be led by Philipe ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Animal Sciences Department, Calves, Cattle, Cow-calf, Cows, Gestation, Grant, Heat, Heat Mitigation, National Institute Of Food And Agriculture, Philipe Moriel, Pregnancy, Range Cattle Research And Education Center, Stress, Weaning
Horse Breeding

Getting Ready for Breeding


January 26, 2018

Even though horses are faster, stronger, and more competitive (as a whole) than at any other time in history, equine reproductive efficiency is the lowest of all domestic animals. For owners and managers whose primary concern is “settling” ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock
Tags: Anestrus, Autumnal Transition, Breeders, Breeding Season, Broodmare, Equine, Foals, Gestation, Heat, Horse, Mare, Ovulation, Reproduction, Shuffitt, Vernal Transition

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