Feeding Mineral to Beef Cows

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Last winter (2016) several cow-calf herd owners discovered the perils of underfeeding, or not feeding, mineral...

A Practical Test for Vibrio

Source: Alberta Beef Producers “Towards a Practical Test for Campylobacter fetus in beef cattle: Getting to the bottom of Reproductive Failure in Cow-Calf Herds” Project No.:...

Five for Fall! or Herd Headliners

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Plan for Profit. Is Your Marketing Plan In Place?? Are your calves weighed to calculate your lbs....

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...

TWO-STAGE WEANING FACT SHEET

Source: Alberta Farm Animal Care Weaning is the process of stopping calves from drinking milk. The Canadian beef industry typically weans its calves at 6-8...

Increasing Cow/Calf Profitability Using Chaff and Chaff/Straw Feedstuffs

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Over the years, many cost-conscious cow/calf producers across western Canada have recognized the potential for chaff residues to help reduce...

Early Weaning of Calves an Option During Periods of Drought And Excess Moisture

Beef cows are amazing mothers, especially during periods of drought or excess moisture when pasture quality and/or quantity are limited. The cow will sacrifice...

Ontario Cow-Calf Production Survey

Ontario cow-calf producers, do you wonder how your operation compares with others in your region or province on matters like conception rate and weaning...
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