Five for Fall! or Herd Headliners
Cow Calf September 27, 2017
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
Cow Calf September 21, 2017
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
Cow Calf September 13, 2017
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...
Ration Balancing Checklist for Cattle
Cow Calf September 6, 2017
Source: Government of Manitoba
Ration Balancing Checklist for Cows
The protein (CP) and energy (TDN – total digestible nutrients) that an average beef cow needs:
Increasing Cow/Calf Profitability Using Chaff and Chaff/Straw Feedstuffs
Cow Calf August 18, 2017
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...
WEAK CALF SYNDROME
Cow Calf August 9, 2017
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 often...
Early Weaning of Calves an Option During Periods of Drought And Excess Moisture
Cow Calf June 28, 2017
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...
Make or Break: Cow Nutrition Pre and Post Calving
Cow Calf May 17, 2017
Pre Calving Nutrition – The nutrition of the cow in the last 1.5 months of gestation are critical. If at no other time in...
Ontario Cow-Calf Production Survey
Cow Calf May 1, 2017
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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