Strategies to enhance the use of wheat grain in feedlot diets

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Further strategies to enhance the use of wheat grain in feedlot diets. Researchers: Tim McAllister, Ph.D. and Pierre Hucl...

Cattle on feed reports and cattle imports

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry What is the latest number of cattle in feedlot before going to market? Jason Wood, provincial livestock market analyst with...

Implanting grid-marketed cattle

Source: Source: University of Minnesota Extension Quick facts Implants are only one factor affecting quality grade. You can’t change the genetics of cattle coming into the...

Support for growth in Alberta’s livestock sector

Source: Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Changes are being made to Alberta’s Feeder Association Loan Guarantee Program to help support competitiveness and growth in Alberta’s livestock...

Frost damaged and immature corn options

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives For farmers who experience a cool, wet spring, a wet fall and early frost, there are some options...

Winter cereals for grazing

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Winter cereals are an excellent way to add flexibility to a livestock operation by providing supplemental or emergency pasture for...

Micro-machine helps reduce feedlot waste

Source: Alberta Cattle Feeders' Association Feeding cattle the best diet for growth is a complicated business. Now, new technology is making it not only easier...

How feed efficiency affects the profitability and environmental impact of feedlot cattle

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs The analogy of farm animals as manufacturing machines has been employed for a long time to represent...

Explaining growth promotants used in feedlot cattle

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Feed efficiency in cattle can make or break profitability in the feeding sector, and has environmental implications. The costs of...

Antimicrobial resistance on arrival

Source: Alberta Beef Producers “A cross-sectional survey of cattle on entry to Alberta feedlots to measure prevalence and factors associated with antimicrobial resistance in respiratory...