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Horse owners help protect water quality with new tool

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September 19, 2022

Managing manure can be a challenge for horse owners. One horse can produce an average of 50 pounds of waste per day and with an estimated 385,000 horses in Florida, that waste piles up. A new UF/IFAS online tool helps horse owners identify ways ... READ MORE

Category: Farm Management, Livestock, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Best Management Practices, BMP, BMPs, Equine, Horse, Horse Care, Horse Management, UF/IFAS Animal Sciences Department, Water, Water Quality
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Ancient origins of donkeys discovered

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September 14, 2022

The horse has cemented its place in history as a companion animal, athlete, mode of transportation and more. Sometimes overlooked, the donkey has its own unique and significant history, which tells how it evolved right alongside humans. New ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Equine, Equine Research, Genetics, Genome, Genome Sequencing, History, UF/IFAS Animal Sciences Department

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