Valuing management in calves prior to feedlot arrival

Source: Alberta Beef Producers PROJECT NO.: ANH.12.18 LEAD RESEARCHERS: Dr. Cheryl Waldner (Western College of Veterinary Medicine) COLLABORATORS: John Campbell, Nathan Erickson (Western College of Veterinary Medicine) Background: Bovine...

Meeting water needs for winter grazing

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Late season and winter grazing can reduce your feed costs. Stockpiled forage makes good late season...

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,...

Feedlot lameness

Source: Alberta Beef Producers Project No.: 0011-008 Lead Researchers: Dr. Karen Schwartzkopf-Genswein (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge) Collaborators: Dr. Eugene Janzen, Dr. Karin Orsel, Dr. Ed Pajor...

Effects of feeding ethanol byproducts on manure nutrient levels

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, Darryl Gibb (AAFC Lethbridge)...

Taking Stock: Understanding Feed Inventories Now for Strategic Winter Feeding

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Understanding feed inventories in advance of winter feeding can help you anticipate any shortages and plan...

Alternative feeds for beef cattle

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Straw Straw is a good alternative feed for beef cows when it is properly supplemented. See the beef section...

Minerals, vitamins and macrominerals for beef cattle

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Mineral Requirements for animals Mineral requirements are based on the type, weight and age, as well as the rate of performance (weight gain,...

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...
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