Use of beta agonists as a growth promoting feed additive for finishing beef cattle

Source: University of Wisconsin, Amy E. Radunz State Beef Extension Specialist University of Wisconsin- Madison Growth promoters, such as implants and beta agonists, are available...

Effect of supplementing forage-based diets for late-gestation wintering beef cows with dried distillers grains...

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Hushton C. Block*, Alan D. Iwaasa, Clayton D. Robins and Shannon L. Scott *Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada To...

Feeding and metabolism trial to improve cattle performance

Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario Executive Executive Summary This research project will provide comprehensive cow and progeny performance data on the practice of total confinement feeding 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,...

Can cinnamaldehyde prevent steers from dropping feed intake when animals are stressed?

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Dr. Wenzhu Yang of AAFC's Lethbridge Research Centre is investigating the use of cinnamaldehyde, a plant essential oil from...

Reducing whole farm GHG emissions and improving nutrient utilization in cow-calf operations

with emphasis on integration of feeding, and animal and manure management practices Source: University of Manitoba Team: Principal Investigator: Dr. Kim Ominski, forage-beef production systems,  Email:kim.ominski@umanitoba.ca Co-lead Investigator:...

How the calf’s innate immune response affects the development of Mycoplasma bovis pneumonia in...

Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario Executive Summary The patterns of respiratory disease in beef cattle have changed in the past 15 years. Mycoplasma bovis has emerged...

Understanding pre-natal nutrition’s effect on the expression of genetic potential in beef cattle

Source: Government of Manitoba Cattle need good nutrition all year round, but of course there are times when they need more and better quality feedstuffs....

Do synthetic hormones used in beef production have environmental effects when excreted?

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Assessment of occurrence of synthetic hormones (melengestrol acetate and trenbolone acetate) and beta-agonist (ractopamine) in cattle operations and...

Impact of winter feeding and vaccination strategies on carcass outcomes in beef cattle

Source: Manitoba Beef & Forage Initiatives Project Details At this Johnson Research Field, MBFI is researching cow-calf nutrition and needle-free vaccination. This page provides information about this...