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American Society of Animal Science Recognizes UF/IFAS Faculty and Students


August 1, 2022

In June, the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) hosted its annual meeting in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma where UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences (ANS) faculty and students were recognized. Students and faculty from ANS participated ... READ MORE

Category: , Livestock, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Animal Research, Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Ans, Beef Cattle, Horses, Meat Science

UF/IFAS researchers will use AI to assess livestock mobility

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June 16, 2022

University of Florida scientists want to assess livestock mobility faster and more accurately, ultimately helping farm animal health and production. To do so, they’ll use artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze high-definition video of ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: #aiatuf, Analysis, Animal Sciences, Artificial Intelligence, Cattle, Gait, Genome, Horses, Locomotion, Mobility, Samantha Brooks, Swine, Video

CAN EQUINE STUDENTS ACCURATELY ESTIMATE BODY WEIGHT OF HORSES?


April 10, 2022

2022 - Central District All Faculty Symposium – Agriculture S.C. Johnson, UF/IFAS Extension, Sumter County, Bushnell, FL Situation: Most veterinary medications are dosed according to body weight of the animal. Concerns with antibiotic ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2022, 2022 Central District Symposium, 2022 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Ag, Agriculture, Extension, Horses, Ifas Extension, S.C. Johnson, Shayna Chewning Johnson, Sumter Co.

New Equine Course Available!


May 27, 2021

Equine Academy New Self-Paced Online Course Available for Horse Owners! Whether you are an avid horseman or just recently got your first horse, we have a course for you! This in-depth course covers the five core areas of owning a horse: pastures, ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, Animals, Classes And Events, Farm, FL., Horse, Horse Health, Horse Herald, Horse Management, Horses, Livestock, NFLAG, Pasture, UF IFAS Extension

What Flies Are Irritating Your Horses?


April 27, 2021

External and internal parasites cost the horse industry billions of dollars annually. In this blog we will focus on external parasites such as flies. Flies are not just an annoyance to us, but even more so to our horses. Not only do flies make ... READ MORE

Category: Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #ufbugs, Extension, External Parasites, Flies, Horn Fly, Horse Fly, Horses, House Fly, NFLAG, Stable Fly, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

For the Record: Livestock Record Book Help Guide Series


February 4, 2021

With the excitement of fair right around the corner, comes the reality of preparation. Youth are starting to work with their animals more frequently, gather their show supplies, and put the final touches on their record books. Record books are ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth
Tags: 4-H, Beef Breeding, Goat, Horses, Lee County, Lee County 4-H, Livestock Project, Market Animal, Small Animal, Southwest FL Fair

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