Leading-edge tools help producers win the battle with mycotoxins

A sharp rise in attention to feed quality threats such as mycotoxins has put the Midwest U.S. and other key livestock production regions on...

Canada Approves Phibro Solution for Beef Cattle

V-Max™ (Virginiamycin) medicated feed additive has received regulatory approval by the Veterinary Drugs Directorate (VDD), Health Canada for use in beef cattle. V-Max is...

Exploring potential benefits of prebiotic, probiotic, and synbiotic use in cattle

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Prebiotic, probiotic, and synbiotic technologies for targeted applications in food safety and ruminant productivity Researchers: D. Wade Abbott, Ph.D....

Cattle and cold temperatures

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry The recent cold snap across the province has been a concern for humans and livestock. Barry Yaremcio, beef and forage...

Cryptosporidium: Could It Be In Your Water?

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Ron Fleming - P. Eng.,Ridgetown College/University of Guelph; OMAFRA Staff What Is Cryptosporidium? Cryptosporidium (krip-toe-spor-id-ee-um) is a...

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...

Down Cows: Winter Tetany, Milk Fever, Pregnancy Toxaemia

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Introduction In years of drought and also in those of excess rain feed quality can be compromised for the wintering...

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...

Nutrition and Feed Management

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 2.1 Cattle need to be monitored on an...

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...