Food Animal Reproduction and Medicine Service (FARMS)

FARMS Contact

Phone: (352) 294-4387
Fax: (352) 392-7551

About UF Food Animal Reproduction and Medicine

The UF Food Animal Reproduction & Medicine Service (FARMS) veterinarians and staff are devoted to the science of food animal health maintenance. Our goal is to improve quality and production of the animals providing dairy and meat products. FARMS delivers health care and services to this vital sector of the food supply system. For camelid reproduction, please see our Large Animal Reproduction page.

Our large animal veterinarians provide superior veterinary care to farms in Gainesville, Ocala, Jacksonville, and all other areas in Florida. View our Veterinary Extension page for equine, dairy, beef, cattle and poultry events and more information.

Equine & Large Animal Field Services

  • Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Nutritional and reproductive management
  • Animal performance deficiency investigations
  • Clinical/health evaluation of beef and dairy cattle herds
  • Trouble-shooting, consultation on-farm with referring veterinarians
  • World-renowned clinically oriented research
  • Breeding soundness examinations in bulls
  • Infertility (fertility) evaluations and obstetrics in cows
  • Expertise in epidemiology

FARMS Veterinarians, Residents and Staff

  • Dr. D. Owen Rae, Service Chief
  • Dr. Rafael Bisinotto
  • Dr. Catalina Cabrera
  • Dr. Klibs Galv√£o
  • Dr. Fiona Maunsell
  • Dr. Lorena Carmona, Resident
  • Dr. Brittany Diehl, Resident
  • Dr. Tomas Gonzalez, Resident
  • Michelle Driver, Senior Clerk
  • Xiaojie Ma, Biological Scientist
  • Anita Anderson, Veterinary Assistant

Emeritus Faculty

  • Dr. Louis Archbald
  • Dr. Ken Braun
  • Dr. Wyland Cripe
  • Dr. Art Donovan
  • Dr. Maarten Drost
  • Dr. Paul Nicoletti (d)

More Information

The UF Large Animal Hospital veterinarians treat equine and large animal patients in the Gainesville, Ocala and Jacksonville areas, including Alachua and Marion Counties in Florida, and our clients come from all over the United States. Call us at (352) 294-4387 to speak to one of our specialists or to make an appointment.

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