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...

Economics of creep feeding

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Creep feeding beef calves on pasture is an option that producers may want to consider. There are a...

The hand is better than the eye when it comes to cattle condition

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Reproduction is the single most important factor in the productivity of a cow-calf operation. Body condition (amount of fat cover)...

Economic, productive & financial benchmarks for Alberta cow/calf operations

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Economics and Competitiveness The Economics Section, Agriculture and Forestry, works directly with producers across the province through its AgriProfit$ Business Analysis...

Calving systems in Ontario

Source: Ontario MInistry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs The cow-calf industry is characterized by a unique combination of variation and tradition. Wide variety is...