Better ways to use antibiotics

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry A recent session at the Canadian Beef Industry Conference discussed management strategies to reduce dependence on antibiotics. The Bov-Innovation 1.0 session...

How To Get New Feedlot Calves Settled And Gaining Quickly; Advice From Producers, Veterinarians...

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Getting calves settled, keeping them healthy and getting them gaining involves serious management that considers many variables. A successful program...

Feeding and caring for incoming feedlot cattle

Source: University of Minnesota Extension Hugh Chester-Jones, professor, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resource Sciences and Alfredo DiCostanzo, Extension animal scientist Quick facts Vaccinate, deworm,...

Fall graze to stretch the grass season

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Farmers with grazing livestock like cows, sheep and goats are learning to get many more days...

Planning the next feed shortage

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Periodic drought and feed shortages are part of the livestock scene in Saskatchewan. Take the time to plan for the next...

Backgrounding beef cattle health programs

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Backgrounding is a commercial feeding enterprise in which recently weaned calves are grown to yearling feeder cattle weight,...

Optimizing protein levels in feedlot diets containing DDGS

Source:  Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Nutritional Strategies to Optimize Protein Value of Feeding Ethanol By-Products to Beef Cattle Researchers: Wenzhu Yang, Ph.D. yangw@agr.gc.ca Wenzhu...

Feed efficiency in feedlot production

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs For feedlot producers, feed costs have historically represented between 50 - 70% of the cost of...

Industry and roller compacted concrete

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry The use of roller compacted concrete (RCC) to improve pen floor durability is growing in Alberta’s beef feeding industry. “We have...

Wood Chip vs. Barley Straw Livestock Bedding: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Researchers Share Findings...

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Ask some prairie feedlot operators, and they will tell you that providing bedding material for cattle during the winter months...
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