The importance of pregnancy checking the cow herd

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Knowing which cows are pregnant can help with strategic selection of the herd. In a year where feed supplies are tight,...

Management tips

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Extremely low temperatures and wind can increase energy requirements 20-50%. Increase feed accordingly. Monitor body...

Cow-calf survey shows successful move to spring calving

Source: Western College of Veterinary Medicine Results of the Western Canadian Cow-Calf Surveillance Network study led by researchers at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine...

Managing cows before winter sets in

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry A look at some of the issues facing cow-calf producers as temperatures drop. “Feed quality and quantity in the province is...

Vaccinate your cow and protect your calves from scours

80% of calf mortality (from 0 to 21 days) is due to scours.1 But you can prevent it with vaccination. Take part in a...

Your Invited! Immunization Strategies To Manage The Risk Of Abortion In Beef Cows

When it comes to future productivity, there’s nothing more important than fetal protection. Take part in a free one-hour online webinar for producers with...

Weak calf syndrome

Source: Alberta Beef PROJECT NO.: 0007-034 RESEARCH INSTITUTION: University of Saskatchewan (Western College of Veterinary Medicine) LEAD RESEARCHER: Dr. Cheryl Waldner Background: Calves born with ‘weak calf syndrome’ are...

Understanding the benefits of creep feeding

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs The choice to creep feed beef calves or not can be a difficult decision for a cow-calf producer....

The Cost-Benefit Of Using Vaccines: Bovine Respiratory Disease

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is one of the costliest health issues facing the beef industry today. While a lot of research on...

Low Quality Forage with DDGS for Pregnant Cows

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs There has been an increase in corn production in North America in recent years, leading to...
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