Feeding frozen grain to cattle

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Frozen grain can be fed successfully to cattle and, when available, can be a cost-effective energy source. Grains are used...

Effective fibre – Does it have a role in feedlot rations?

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Today's feedlot rations often contain a high inclusion of grains and grain byproducts with some level of roughage...

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...

Straw as a roughage source for beef cattle

Source: Source: Government of Saskatchewan The nutrients contained in roughage are determined by their stage of maturity at harvest. Generally, the earlier the stage of harvest,...

Managing heat stress in fed cattle

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: D. Martin - Beef Feedlot Specialist/OMAFRA; N. Noecker - Beef Cow/Calf Specialist/OMARA During the summer months,...

Do DDGS affect feedlot cattle health?

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Effect of Alternative Feeding Dried Distillers Grains on Animal Health in Feedlot Cattle Researchers: Steve Hendrick, Ph.D. steve.hendrick@usask.ca Steve...

Testing for antimicrobial resistance in the feedlot

Source: Alberta Beef Producers “Assessment of feedlot cattle respiratory pathogens’ antibiotic sensitivity and development of a screening management tool for industry implementation.” Lead Researcher: Praseeda Ajitkumar...

Effects of feeding ethanol byproducts on rumen health

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Evaluation of Distillers’ Grains from Ethanol Plants for Feedlot Cattle Researchers: Wenzhu Yang yangw@agr.gc.ca Tim McAllister, Karen Beauchemin, M.L. He (AAFC Lethbridge)...

NIR could make screenings more attractive for feedlots

Source: Alberta Crop Industry Development Fund Project Title: Determination of energy content and utilization of feedlot ingredients using NIRS Researchers: Raylene Boehmer, Senior Nutritionist, Hi-Pro Feeds, LethbridgeRaylene.Boehmer@Hiprofeeds.com Darryl Gibb PhD,...

Housing requirements for backgrounding beef cattle

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Backgounding refers to the growing, feeding and managing of steers and heifers from weaning until they enter a...
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