Colostrum – Early Health Protection With Lasting Results

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Calf Immunity At birth, a calf has a poorly developed immune system which is not ready to actively...

Lead Toxicity in Cattle

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Acute lead toxicity in cattle occurs as a result of consumption of feed contaminated with lead or access to a...

Nebraska BQA: Handling Cattle Through High Heat Humidity Indexes

Source: University of Nebraska - Rob Eirich, Nebraska Extension Educator and Nebraska Director of BQA Entering the summer months, cattlemen need to understand and deal...

Anthrax

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Anthrax is a highly contagious and infectious soil-borne disease caused by Bacillus anthracis, a relatively large spore-forming bacteria that can...

Nutrient Testing

Introduction There are many factors that determine if, and how much of, an individual ingredient to include in a livestock ration. Such factors include: the...

Management of Intensive Livestock Grazing

Intensive Grazing Intensive grazing describes livestock and grass management practices that focus on increased levels of manager involvement, increased forage quality, increased meat production per...

Alberta bovine TB case update

Roughly 32 premises remain under quarantine, including sites that no longer have cattle. This represents approximately 4,500 animals. To date, there are still...

Moving to a Higher Grain Diet?

With the recent push towards lighter carcasses, more marbling and earlier slaughter, the role of high grain-corn diets has been reinforced. In some cases...

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...

Zoetis works to assure a safe, sustainable global food supply from healthy Beef Cattle

Throughout the world, there are few certainties for beef producers. One of them is the reliability, safety and effectiveness of Zoetis livestock products. The...
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