PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF JOHNE’S DISEASE

Source: Alberta Beef Producers PROJECT NO.: 0007-040 RESEARCH INSTITUTION: Western College of Veterinary Medicine LEAD RESEARCHER: Dr. Steve Hendrick “Best management practices for the prevention and control of...

Transporting market cows safely in winter

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Effect of transport conditions on indicators of animal welfare for fat cattle and market cows in Canada Researchers: Karen Schwartzkopf-Genswein,...

Dual purpose value of perennial forage grain for food and feed focus of a...

Source: University of Manitoba This National Centre for Livestock and the Environment project was featured in the February edition of Cattle Country, a free publication of...

Characterization of rumen microbial community shifts and methanogenesis during adaptation to monensin

Source: University of Manitoba Background: Globally, the largest biogenic source of methane (16 % of anthropogenic CH4 emissions) is associated with enteric fermentation in ruminant animals...

Snow as a Water Source

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Livestock require five basic nutrients for maintenance and production. Protein Energy Vitamins Minerals Water Of these, water is the most important. The requirement...

Evaluating the potential contribution of beef cattle to antimicrobial resistance

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Surveillance of E. coli, enterococci, antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and Enterococcus species distribution in beef operations and associated environments Researchers:...

Controlling Reproductive Disease in Beef Herds

Source: Alberta Beef Producers Project No.: AB1286 Research Institution:Western College of Veterinary Medicine Lead Researcher: Dr. Cheryl Waldner Background: Reproductive failure is extremely costly for producers, but in...

Defining the Environmental Hoofprint of Canadian Beef Production

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Defining the Environmental Footprint of Canadian Beef Production Researchers: Tim McAllister, Ph.D. and Karen Beauchemin, Ph.D, Getahun Legesse, Ph.D. and...

Increasing silage yield and quality

Source: Alberta Beef Producers PROJECT NO.: 0007-054 RESEARCH INSTITUTION: Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development Field Crop Development Center (FCDC) LEAD RESEARCHER: Dr. Pat Juskiw Background: Breeding work on cereal...

Efficacy of Micro-Aid® on Ruminal Methane Production

Download complete article  Widespread concern over global warming has spurred an emerging need to mitigate the release of “Cow Flatulence” which is lost as methane...
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