Antimicrobial use and resistance in feedlot cattle

Source: Alberta Beef Producers “Development of a Longitudinal Antimicrobial Resistance and Antimicrobial Use Surveillance Program for the Feedlot Sector in Western Canada” PROJECT NO.: 0007-038 LEAD RESEARCHERS:...

Strategic Vitamin A and E for Livestock During a Shortage

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Vitamins A and E are important nutritional factors in livestock production. Producers need to be aware that changes in the...

Sandcracks and Hardship Grooves

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Sandcracks are a vertical fissure or split on the front claw (usually affecting the outside claw) of beef cows....

Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) is a progressive, fatal disease of the nervous system of cattle. It is one member of a...

Nuscience feed technology enters Canadian market under Biotica brand

Source: nuscience Nuscience feed technology enters Canadian market under Biotica brand Nuscience, a member of the Royal Agrifirm Group, has announced the introduction of its elite...

Feeding Replacement Beef Heifers

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Replacement heifers are the future of your cow herd. Proper nutritional management will ensure heifers are an adequate size...

Vitamin Supplementation for Beef Animals

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Why is Vitamin Supplementation required? Vitamin A, D, and E, are fat soluble vitamins that are required in a properly...

Antimicrobial Use and Resistance – Change is Coming

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Pending Changes to Address Antimicrobial Resistance Increasing antimicrobial resistance is a global concern and its effects on...

IMPROVED UNDERSTANDING OF JOHNE’S DISEASE

Source: Alberta Beef Producers “Applying recombinant technology to define the secretome of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis for the discovery of novel immunogens and diagnostic reagents” PROJECT...

Diagnostic Overview: Bovine Trichomoniasis

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Trichomoniasis is still confirmed in bulls from some farms in Alberta. Infected bulls are often the main source of...
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