Beef Cow Rations and Winter Feeding Guidelines

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Feeding beef cattle during Saskatchewan winters can be a challenging experience. Frame size, body condition, feed quality, types of feed and...

Fence-Line and TMR Feeding Systems for Beef Cows

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Reduced Feeding Costs = Increased Profit The significant costs associated with feeding the beef cow have a major...

Feeding Potatoes to Cattle

Source: New Brunswick Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries At a time when recycling and waste reduction are foremost in so many people's minds, it is interesting...

Potassium and tetany ratios

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Potassium (K) levels in some forages, e.g. cereals and legumes are on the rise.  They are often over 2%...

Beef: Turn corn stover to low cost pasture

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Corn stover can provide a low cost feed source for mid-gestation beef cows. The energy in...

Dehorning of calves

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Factsheet written by: Neil Anderson - Lead Veterinarian - Disease Prevention,Ruminants/OMAFRA Horns and Their Growth Horns are the pairs...

Bovine Tuberculosis – Fact Sheet

Source: Canadian Food Inspection Agency What is bovine tuberculosis? Bovine tuberculosis (TB) is a chronic contagious bacterial disease of livestock, and occasionally other species of mammals,...

Mycotoxins 101

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council For beef producers, mycotoxins are often a hidden problem. They are invisible, colourless and odourless. They are difficult to detect and...

Fusarium Head Blight and mycotoxins

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Fusarium Head Blight (FHB), also known as scab, is a fungal disease of small cereal grains including wheat, corn, barley, rye,...

Do Water Quality and Trace minerals affect cattle immune systems?

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Effects of Exposure to Oil Field Emissions on Immune System Health in Beef Cattle Researchers: Mark Wickstrom mark.wickstrom@usask.ca Dan Becthtel, Cheryl...