Wheat-based Distiller’s Dried Grains with Solubles for Growing and Finishing Cattle

Source: Sustainable Beef Systems Research Group, www.usask.ca/beefresearch/ , J.J. McKinnon and R. Beliveau Department of Animal & Poultry Science University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A8  Introduction Beef producers are...

Can tylosin use be reduced?

Source: Alberta Beef Producers “Investigation of an antimicrobial use (AMU) reduction in tylosin on the severity of liver abscesses and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Enterococci...

Everything you need to know about electric fencing

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Introduction Building a good electric fence is like anything else, you get out what you put in. If you use...

Reducing feed cost of gain in the feedlot

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

Feeding Livestock During Feed Shortages

Source: Government of Saskatchewan When faced with a shortage of feed, you often can still maintain your livestock herd. You may have to use feeds...

Remote pasture water systems for livestock

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ In the past, livestock were turned out to summer pasture and allowed to walk through and drink from any slough,...

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...

Studying unusual feedlot mortalities

Source: Alberta Beef Producers Project No.: 0005-019 Research Institution: University of Calgary (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine) Lead Researcher: Dr. Eugene Janzen “Pathological Examination of Three Selected Syndromes of...

Managing risk of bovine respiratory disease

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 3.3.1 Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is a leading cause...

Cattle Handling in Feedlots

The goal of people handling cattle (handlers) is to minimize the stress on their herds. Prolonged stress can make an animal prone to illness....