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Tag: Beef Cattle Management

Livestock Predation: Identifying the culprits

cattle in a pasture

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… Read More

Differences in Selenium and Copper Metabolism between Brahman and Angus cattle

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, while copper is… Read More

Effects of prescribed fire on cattle use and foraging behavior

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 in Florida’s… Read More