The Department of Animal Science at OSU provides one of the premiere sites globally
that offers information on breeds of livestock throughout the world.
How to understand the physiology, estrous period and recordkeeping practices for proper management of a mare’s reproductive cycle.
Descriptions on the types of calving, the different types of abnormal calving conditions and how to handle those situations for a successful calf delivery.
Information on why Breeding Soundness Examination (BSE) can help sheep producers discover infertility problems in rams and the reasons why it’s essential.
Educational information that helps assist in producing a flock of highly productive ewes.
How to properly obtain DNA samples through semen, blood, tissue and hair samples of animals.
Discussions on how defects are inherited, suggestions for genetic testing results and explanations on the probability of producing an affected horse.
How to read performance records, analyze central ram testing and the economics of performance testing when trying to improve your flock.
How to implement proper artificial insemination practices in beef cattle operations to help run a successful program.