Fact Sheet – Mycotoxins

Source: Canadian Food Inspection Agency, L.L. Charmley and H.L. Trenholm, AgReTech Introduction Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites produced by a variety of moulds on several agricultural commodities...

Preparing your bull for the breeding season

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs The breeding season for bulls is short but intense. Consequently, when the breeding season begins your bull must...

A new pathway to livestock profits with infrared technology

Innovative science-driven system opens new doors to optimizing feed efficiency A new research trial in central Alberta is shining the spotlight on a potentially revolutionary...

Nuscience feed technology leads the pace of innovation for global livestock production

Fast-rising adoption of Biotica across Canadian market mirrors worldwide MCFA trend Rocketing out of the starting blocks in pursuit of rising opportunities for innovative livestock...

New mobile application for veterinarians and producers takes the guesswork out of deworming cattle

What is the recommended dose of fenbendazole for an individual animal, based on its weight? How much fenbendazole will it take to treat a...

Efficiently feeding beef cows round bales

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Do you know how much your cows are eating? Science tells us that a 1300 lb. dry pregnant cow...

Prevention of pasture bloat in cattle grazing alfalfa

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Introduction Alfalfa is recognized as one of the most nutritious forages available and is widely used as conserved forage (ex,...

Best practices for feeding cattle in the winter

Source: University of Minnesota Extension Proper nutrition during the winter months is crucial for all livestock, including beef cattle.  It’s estimated that winter feed makes...

Valuing energy and protein in your livestock feeds

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Should I purchase feed for my livestock based on protein content or energy content? Depending on the type of animal you...

Fear of bloat costs more money than actual cases of bloat do

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca High protein forage can increase rates of gain, benefit soil Editor’s note: The following is part 1 of a two-part series....