Animal Science Cooperative Extension

CONTACT

Extension Software Support and Distribution
Department of Animal Science
University of California
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
USA
Telephone: +1 530-752-1278
FAX: +1 530-752-0175
Email: AnimalScienceSoftware@ucdavis.edu

Computer Software

Ration Programs

Aries

ARIES 2007: Windows Version

A package of computer programs for formulating and analyzing rations for sheep

Capricorn

CAPRICORN 2010: Windows Version 

A package of computer programs for formulating or analyzing rations for goats.

Pcdairy

PCDAIRY 2010 SPANISH: Windows Version

A package of computer programs for formulating and analyzing rations for dairy cattle.

Pcdairy

PCDAIRY 2015 USA: Windows Version

A package of computer programs for formulating and analyzing rations for dairy cattle.

PCDAIRY now calculates Methane Emission and Pasture Dry Matter Intake.

Pegasus

PEGASUS 2007: Windows Version 

A package of computer programs for formulating or analyzing rations for horses.

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SHIELD 2016: Windows Version

A ration evaluator for lactating dairy cows.

Taurus

TAURUS 2014 USA: Windows Version

A package of computer programs for formulating and analyzing rations for beef cattle.

TAURUS now calculates Methane Emission.

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TAURUS 2014 VIETNAM: Windows Version

A package of computer programs for formulating and analyzing rations for beef cattle in Vietnam. The program is written in Vietnamersel language..

TAURUS now calculates Methane Emission.

Simulation Programs

Aquarius

AQUARIUS 2008: Windows Version

A program to evaluate closure rules for shellfish industry.

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DCBSP 4.9: Windows/MAC/Linux

A dairy cattle breeding simulation program to teach undergraduate and graduate students animal breeding principles associated with selection for multiple traits in dairy cattle.

Pcranch

PCRANCH 2008: Windows Version

A ranch modeling environment which allows the user to design, specify and simulate cow-calf ranching systems over long periods of time with daily weather data. The performance of alternative ranch systems can then be compared.

Tools

Java Programs - These programs are designed for livestock system management and dairy waste management.