Implementation of a longitudinal disease surveillance network for cow-calf operations in western Canada

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Researchers: John Campbell, DVM, DVSc, University of Saskatchewan, Cheryl Waldner, DVM, Ph.D., Murray Jekinski, DVM MSc., Steve Hendrick DVM, DVSc., Joseph...

Results of recent Cow-Calf Production Survey across Canada

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Industry data provided by production surveys can serve as a benchmark for production performance across the country. Historical production surveys include...

Beef breeding season management

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Introduction In analyzing the cow-calf industry, the four factors that are more commonly used by producers as...

Custom Grazing Cattle

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Custom grazing is an arrangement in which one person provides the pasture, water and grazing management expertise for another person's livestock....

Boehringer Ingelheim forges partnership with USask Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence

Source: Western College of Veterinary Medicine The University of Saskatchewan has announced a five-year partnership and $250,000 contribution from research-driven pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada)...

Achieving a successful calving season

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Preventative activities In consultation with a veterinarian, develop an annual vaccination program. Keep accurate records of dates and products administered...

Understanding feed analysis

Source:University of Nebraska–Lincoln Resources: Dr. Rick Rasby, University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Jeremy Martin, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Feed costs represent the largest annual operating cost for most commercial cow-calf...

Weaning beef calves

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Barry Potter - Livestock Specialist/OMAFRA Introduction Weaning time is stressful for the mother cow and her...

Creep Feeding Calves

Source: Farm Animal Council of Saskatchewan Inc. Creep feeding is one of the management strategies which can be employed when drought reduces pasture quantity or...

Evaluating forage species for stockpiled forages

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Building long-term capacity for resilient cow-calf production systems through creation of a forage industry chair supporting training and research...
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