More efficient Canadian beef production equals lower water use intensity

Source: University of Manitoba Canadian beef producers have reduced water use by 17% per unit of beef over the past three decades. This simple statement reflects...

Yeast doesn’t just make your bread rise… but also your profitability!

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Background Maintaining gut health is an important part of ensuring feedlot health, good animal performance, and efficient feed...

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...

Variability of nutrient content in feed ingredients – what effect it has on nutrient...

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Ron Lackey – Feed Ingredients and By-products Specialist/OMAFRA Environmental Importance Of Nutritional Strategies Adopting nutritional...

Effect of rest stop duration and quality on the welfare of cattle transported by...

Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario Executive Summary The objectives of the project are to determine: the effects of varying rest stop duration (including no rest stop)...

CHEMICAL PASTE DISBUDDING FACT SHEET

Source: Alberta Farm Animal Care A Fact Sheet for the Canadian Beef Industry Dr. Melissa Moggy Purpose of Disbudding All breeds of cattle are either naturally horned...

Identification of transmission of ratio distortion regions on the beef cattle genome and their...

Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario Executive Summary Although feed costs are a major factor influencing the profitability of beef production, successful reproduction in the cow-calf sector...

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...

Environmental and economic value of forage and grassland in Manitoba

Source: University of Manitoba, The National Centre for Livestock and the Environment Grasslands cover approximately one third, or 2.4 million hectares, of the total farm...

Cattle phenotypes can disguise their maternal ancestry

Source: BioMed Central: Kanokwan Srirattana, Kieren McCosker, Tim Schatz and Justin C. St. John Abstract Background Cattle are bred for, amongst other factors, specific traits, including parasite resistance and adaptation to climate. However, the influence and...
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