Effect of perennial forage system on forage characteristics, cow performance and system economics

Source: Western Beef Development Centre By: Ruwini Kulathunga MSc, Dr. Greg Penner, Dr. Jeff Schoenau, Dr. Daalkhaijav Damiran, Kathy Larson MSc, and Dr. Bart Lardner Introduction Winter...

Manure Management Regulations for Cow/Calf Producers

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ The purpose of AOPA is to ensure that the province’s livestock industry can grow to meet the opportunities presented by...

Improving the reproductive performance of beef cows

Source: Alberta Beef Producers “Field Study of the Impact of Trace Minerals and Infectious Disease on Reproductive Performance in Beef Cow-Calf Herds” PROJECT NO.: 0008-002 RESEARCH INSTITUTION:...

Reproduction and feed efficiency in beef heifers

Source: Western Beef Development Centre, By: Dr. Daalkhaijav Damiran, Dr. Gregory Penner, Kathy Larson MSc, and Dr. Bart Lardner Introduction Heifers need to be fed appropriately, utilize...

Molecular factors influencing maintenance energy requirements in mature beef cows

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: The Impact of Nutrition and Residual Feed Intake on Tissue and Molecular Characterization, Manipulation of Maintenance Energy Costs,...

Winter Feeding Options for Calves

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Many producers may be looking at retaining animals on the farm this fall, in particular producers who would normally...

Winter Feeding Programs for Beef Cows and Calves

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Before making management decisions about feeding beef cattle and calves, producers need to answer the following questions: How much feed...

Combating Chilled Calf Syndrome

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs How was your calving season? It's the most exciting time of the year on most Ontario...

Management in the Last Trimester of Pregnancy

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Management Objective - Cows to have strong healthy calves and be ready to rebreed in 45 to 60 days. Points to...

An Overview of a Fall Calving Beef Cow System

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, James Byrne, Beef Cattle Specialist, OMAFRA Fall calving presents opportunities for beef farmers but also several challenges....
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