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...

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%...

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...

Zoetis Canada Launches One Shot® BVD protection for Calves

PROTECTION FOR CALVES AGAINST THE LEADING CAUSE OF BACTERIAL PNEUMONIA AND TWO MAJOR CAUSES OF BOVINE RESPIRATORY DISEASE Zoetis Canada announces the launch of ONE...

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...

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...

Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle

Preface The National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) Code development process was followed in the development of this Code of Practice. This Code of Practice...

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,...