A closer look at monensin inclusion levels in feedlot diets

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs The use of monensin is a commonly used in feedlot diets in Canada to stabilize dry matter...

Lameness in Newly Arrived Feedlot Calves

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Investigating P3 Necrosis in Feedlot Cattle Researchers: Murray Jelinski, Ph.D. murray.jelinski@usask.ca Murray Jelinski Ph.D., John Campbell Ph.D., Chris Clark...

Reducing Winter Cold Stress Increases Feedlot Production Efficiency

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Canadian winters reduce the performance and efficiency of feedlot cattle. Average daily gain in winter is 10%-26% lower than during...

Natural Feeding Programs – Concepts for Tweaking Feedlot Diets

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs 'Natural' Programs on the Radar With the increasing trend by North Americans towards health conscious diets, the...

Evaluation of Distillers’ Grains from Ethanol Plants for Feedlot Cattle

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Researchers: Wenzhu Yang, Tim McAllister, Karen Beauchemin, M.L. He (AAFC Lethbridge) and John McKinnon (University of Saskatchewan) Background Rumen microbes convert dietary...

Facilities and Environment: Feedlot Water Supply

  Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Take Home Message An ample supply of good quality water is essential to any livestock operation. Water quantity is usually...

Using Distillers’ Grains in Feedlot Diets

Project No.: 0007-105 Research Institutions: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, University of Saskatchewan Lead Researchers: Dr. John McKinnon (U of S), Dr. Wenzhu Yang (AAFC Lethbridge), Dr....

Bale Grazing Beef Cows

Feeding cows is expensive, time consuming, and challenging in poor weather. Keeping cows grazing longer in the fall reduces the amount of stored feed...

Canada’s feedlot sector in the West is growing

The feedlot sector in the West is growing again, according to the Canfax annual demographic survey of finishing feedlots in Alberta and Saskatchewan with...

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....
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