Strategies to enhance the use of wheat grain in feedlot diets
Feedlot December 19, 2018
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
Featured Beef News Feedlot December 10, 2018
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
Feedlot December 4, 2018
Source: Source: University of Minnesota Extension
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
Featured Beef News Feedlot November 27, 2018
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
Feedlot November 22, 2018
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
Feedlot November 13, 2018
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
Feedlot November 5, 2018
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
Feedlot October 30, 2018
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
Feedlot October 23, 2018
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
Feedlot October 16, 2018
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...
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