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
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
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
You might be thinking what are the little yellow dots at the tip of your horse’s coat in late spring to early winter? They are called horse bots and can be harmful to your horse’s health. Horse bots are fly larvae that are internal parasites ... READ MORE
Is the grass greener on the other side of the fence? If you are interested in improving your pastures to be greener on your side of the fence, pasture management is the recommended practice for you.
Pasture management is recommended ... READ MORE
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
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
Have you ever wondered what our youth on the St. Johns County 4-H Horse Judging and Hippology teams do?
St. Johns County 4-H is proud to have youth actively participating on both the horse judging and hippology teams. Each year, these youth ... READ MORE
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
What is EEE?
The equine encephalitis viruses (EEV) are mosquito transmitted diseases that can cause severe inflammation of the brain (encephalitis) in horses and humans. As the names suggest, Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) most commonly occurs ... READ MORE