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...

Creep feeding calves

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Creep-feeding is the practice of providing supplemental feed to calves in order to increase their average daily gain and weaning weight....

Pasture calving means profits

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs When you add up the dollars, summer calving wins hands down compared with a traditional production...

Ration balancing checklist for cattle

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives The protein (CP) and energy (TDN – total digestible nutrients) that an average beef cow needs: Mid pregnancy:...

What’s In Your (Stock) Water?

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Beef producers often worry about having too much water or not enough on their farms. However water quality, particularly in...
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