The cost benefit of using vaccines in beef cattle

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Vaccination is a proven tool for disease prevention. Vaccination recommendations vary by region and by farm as the environment, production,...

Basic beef cattle nutrition

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Tom Hamilton – Beef Cattle Specialist/OMAFRA Introduction The proper nutrition of beef cattle is a...

Links between nutrition and health focus of Animal Nutrition Conference of Canada, May 12-14...

Source: Animal Nutrition Conference of Canada New research exploring the links between animal nutrition and health is offering promise and generating much excitement in helping...

Stretching feed supplies to make it to grass season

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Long, cold winters are common here in Manitoba and can leave a dent in a cattle producers’ feed inventories. ...

Wheat for animal feed

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Introduction Based on fluctuations in commodity pricing, wheat may become attractive in ruminant diets, replacing a portion of corn...

Custom grazing cattle

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Custom grazing is an arrangement in which one person provides the pasture, water and grazing management expertise for another person's livestock....

Sick, injured and cull cattle

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the care and handling of Beef Cattle – Section 3.2 More frequent monitoring of cattle may...

Nitrate poisoning

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Toxic levels of nitrates in forages are always a possibility whenever the normal growth of plants is disrupted by...

Cattle and cold temperatures

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Ways to lessen the stress created by the latest cold snap on livestock. Barry Yaremcio, beef and forage specialist at the...

Water requirements of livestock

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact SHeet Written by: Daniel Ward - Engineer, Poultry and Other Livestock - Housing and Equipment/OMAFRA;...
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