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...

Managing sulfur in beef cattle feed and water

Source: University of Minnesota Quick facts Recognize the reported S content of distillers grains and the potential variability with it Account for both diet 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...

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...

The Cost Benefit Of Using Vaccines: BVD

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

Guidelines on “The Prudent use of Antimicrobial Drugs in Animals”

Source: VBP+ Introduction Antimicrobials have been important tools in the control of infectious diseases since the 1950s. Their use in veterinary medicine has improved the health...

Canola As A Forage Crop

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives When cattle producers are faced with forage shortages they must explore atypical feed options. Surprisingly, canola can make nutritious...

Feeding Ruminants Frozen Feed

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Depending on the year and location, Ontario can be quite cold with variable precipitation across the province....

Exploring Opportunity Feeds

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Every November, the Ruminant Feed Industry Days provide learning opportunities for feed industry professionals. Jointly held...

Lead poisoning in cattle

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Lead is the most common cause of cattle poisoning in Alberta. Hundreds of animals in the province die each year...
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