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Posts Tagged: UC Davis

After 21 years, Dr. Greg Pasternack's UC Davis Hydrology Field Methods Class has its final trip to SFREC

UC Davis Hydrology students work together and learn the importance of outdoor clothing selection while collecting data.

On February 9th, UC Davis Hydrology Professor Dr. Gregory Pasternack brought 13 lucky students from his Field Methods in Hydrology class to explore one of the watersheds here at Sierra Foothill Research & Extension Center. In his 21st and likely...

Posted on Monday, February 25, 2019 at 12:47 PM
Tags: Class (1), SFREC (72), UC Davis (4), Watersheds (3)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources

Healthy Calves: Success for Ranchers and Researchers

The first live calf born at SFREC this season. He is a curious little bull.

Small black dots can be seen from afar amidst the Lower Ranch fields at the Sierra Foothill Research & Extension Center. Upon closer inspection, those spots morph into fuzzy, knob-kneed, curious little calves that are sure to insight many cries of...

Posted on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 3:12 PM
  • Author: Maddison Easley

SFREC Aids Researchers in Developing a “Beefier” Assessment Tool

Researchers evaluate the handling of beef cattle as part of this assessment.

Earlier this week researchers visited the SFREC beef herd to perform the first run of a newly designed assessment method. With growing interest in animal health and welfare, especially in regards to livestock used for human consumption, there is a need...

Posted on Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 12:06 PM
  • Author: Maddison Easley
Tags: Animal Health (4), Animal Welfare (1), Beef Cattle (23), Education (31), Ranchers (30), Research (17), SFREC (72), UC Davis (4)

Gaining In“sight” about Pinkeye in Beef Cattle

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Summer is a prime time for pinkeye on California rangeland.  SFREC is not excluded from this problem so we screen for pinkeye frequently, particularly during animal handling efforts. Pinkeye is often observed as an oozing, discolored, bulging...

Posted on Monday, July 15, 2013 at 11:09 AM
Tags: Animal Health (4), Beef Cattle (23), Pinkeye (1), Ranchers (30), Research (17), SFREC (72), UC Davis (4)
 
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