Bull selection: What are you looking for?

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Editor’s note: The following is part two of a four-part series that will help you to evaluate different breeding programs,...

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...

Reproduction and Calving Management

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 2.1 The majority of beef cows calve without...

How to increase your odds of having healthy calves

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Calving is a natural process, but sometimes disease, weather, and many other factors can cause stress. How can beef producers...

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)...

Body condition scoring your cow herd

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Importance of Body Condition Scoring to Cattle Producers Body condition is an expression of the amount of body fat that an...

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...

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...

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...

Breed in a day! And shorten your calving season

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Do you know what day you will be breeding your cows this year? With the fixed-time...