Factors affecting the risk of ticks and biting flies

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Biology of animal disease vectors – ticks and biting flies Researchers: Timothy J. Lysyk, Ph.D. lysykt@agr.gc.ca Background: Bluetongue is a viral disease of...

Nutrient differences among oat hulls of different varieties

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Oat hulls are often used as a fibre source in cattle diets. They generally contain 2 - 4%...

Preventing lead poisoning on pastures

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Before introducing animals to a new pasture, check for evidence of discarded or abandoned batteries. “Discarded batteries that have gone through...

New cattle feed supplement has methane falling and optimism rising!

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Beef and dairy farmers around the world are looking for ways to reduce methane emissions from their herds to reduce...

Minerals for beef cattle

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Minerals are essential for proper bodily functions. Problems may arise when the feeds do not supply enough to...

New feed testing tools

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca When you don’t know the quality of feed on an operation, maintaining animal health and welfare can become significantly more...

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...

Preparing your bull for the breeding season

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs The breeding season for bulls is short but intense. Consequently, when the breeding season begins your bull must...

A new pathway to livestock profits with infrared technology

Innovative science-driven system opens new doors to optimizing feed efficiency A new research trial in central Alberta is shining the spotlight on a potentially revolutionary...

Nuscience feed technology leads the pace of innovation for global livestock production

Fast-rising adoption of Biotica across Canadian market mirrors worldwide MCFA trend Rocketing out of the starting blocks in pursuit of rising opportunities for innovative livestock...
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