Use of Waxy Barley to Reduce Weathering Losses in Swathed Annual Forages

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives This article was originally published by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada written by Hushton Block, Research Scientistâ Beef Production Systems,...

Do Distillers’ Grains Increase E. coli Shedding?

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Examining the Impact of Wheat Distillers Grains on the Shedding of E.coli 0157:H7 Researchers: Dr. Tim McAllister, mcallistert@agr.gc.ca, Dr. Kee AAFC...

EVALUATION OF LOW HEAT UNIT CORN HYBRIDS FOR BACKGROUNDING BEEF CALVES

By: Stephanie McMillan MSc, Dr. Gregory Penner, Dr. John McKinnon, Kathy Larson MSc, Federico Añez-Osuna MSc, Dr. Daalkhaijav Damiran, and Dr. Bart Lardner Introduction In western...

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...

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....

A more efficient screening test for trichomoniasis

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Investigating Reproductive Failure in Western Canadian Cow-Calf Herds Researchers: Steve Hendrick, Ph.D. steve.hendrick@usask.ca, Alvaro Garcia Guerra, Steve Hendrick, Ph.D., Cheryl Waldner,...

Range and Pasture Management when Dealing with Drought

Source: Agriculture and Forestry Every district or ranch has poor production years because of drought. One of the risks in farming or ranching is based...

Antimicrobial use and resistance in feedlot cattle

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Development of a Longitudinal Antimicrobial Resistance and Antimicrobial Use Surveillance Program for the Feedlot Sector in Western Canada Researchers: Dr. Sheryl...

IMPROVING THE REPRODUCTIVE PERFORMANCE OF BEEF COWS

PROJECT NO.: 0008-002 RESEARCH INSTITUTION: University of Saskatchewan (Western College of Veterinary Medicine) LEAD RESEARCHERS: Dr. Cheryl Waldner and Dr. Steve Hendrick Background: Both nutritional deficiencies and...

EVALUATING INDUSTRY CATTLE TRANSPORT PRACTICES

PROJECT NO.: 0022-002 RESEARCH INSTITUTION: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Lethbridge Research Center) LEAD RESEARCHER: Drs. Karen SchwartzkopfGenswein and Luciano González Background: Most commercial cattle are hauled at...
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