Guest Article: Corn or Barley for Feeding Steers?

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Introduction The influence of grain type (barley versus corn) on carcass merit and meat quality has become...

MYCOPLASMA STRAINS

Source: Alberta Beef Producers “Survey of Mycoplasma bovis strains derived from calves in commercial feedlots in Western Canada” PROJECT NO.: 0007-055 RESEARCH INSTITUTION: Western College of Veterinary...

Effect of Breed, Feeding Regime and Weather on Feeding Behaviour and Performance of Cattle

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Feedlot cattle are comprised of both beef and dairy breeds. Differences in carcass characteristics, body size, and efficiencies of...

EVALUATION OF PROGENY PERFORMANCE USING CARCASS DATA FROM BEEF INFOXCHANGE SYSTEM (BIXS)

Source: Western Beef Development Centre By: Kathy Larson MSc, Enkhjargal Darambazar MSc, and Dr. Daalkhaijav Damiran Introduction Utilizing annual crop residues or stockpiled forage in beef cow...

Wheat-based Distiller’s Dried Grains with Solubles for Growing and Finishing Cattle

Source: Sustainable Beef Systems Research Group, www.usask.ca/beefresearch/ , J.J. McKinnon and R. Beliveau Department of Animal & Poultry Science University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A8  Introduction Beef producers are...

Research leading to new information on feedlot ammonia emissions

Source: Meristem Land and Science, www.meristem.com It's new thinking on measuring, mitigating and managing emissions. Innovative research is reshaping what is known about ammonia and related emissions...

Bunk Management Affects Feeding Behaviour and Intake

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ The feeding behavior of feedlot cattle and its effects on feeding strategy are not well understood. Feeding regimes may act...

DOES VITAMIN A AFFECT MARBLING?

Source: Alberta Beef Producers “Removal of supplemental vitamin A to improve carcass quality of feedlot cattle” PROJECT NO.: 0009-020 RESEARCH INSTITUTION: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Lethbridge Research...

New video: What beef producers need to know about environmental footprint

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca More than most livestock, beef cattle production takes place in the natural environment. Those who live in rural areas and spend...

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...
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