Are we making the right transport decisions?

Source: Alberta Beef Producers LEAD RESEARCHERS: Dr. Karen Schwartzkopf-Genswein (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada); Dr. Melissa Moggy (Alberta Farm Animal Care) COLLABORATORS: Dr. Claire Windeyer (University of...

New policies needed to combat grain fungus of cattle

Source: Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Federica Giannelli USask research has shown that beef cows that ate ergot-contaminated feed showed signs of poisoning even at...

Evaluating the impact of water quality for finishing beef cattle

Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario Executive Summary Dr. Ira Mandell University of Guelph Results Summary Three beef cattle growth performance studies were conducted comparing the Bauer Energy Design...

Modeling heterotic effects in beef cattle using genome-wide SNP-marker genotypes

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Akanno, E.C., Abo-Ismail, M.K., Chen, L., Crowley, J.J., Wang, Z., Li, C., Basarab, J.A., MacNeil, M.D., Plastow, G.S. (2018). Modeling...

Water quality research first project in state-of-the-art metabolism barn and labs

Source: Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Lana Haight The first scientific study in the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association Metabolism Barn at the Livestock and Forage Centre...

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...

Use of electric prods on cattle

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: C. Richardson and N. Noecker Electric prods are commonly used to move cattle into and through...

Prevalence of Clostridium difficile in beef cattle

Source: Alberta Beef Producers PROJECT NO.: 0008-014 RESEARCH INSTITUTION: University of Guelph LEAD RESEARCHER: Dr. Scott Weese Background: Clostridium difficile is a bacterium that can cause diarrhea and other...

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...

Economic and environmental impacts associated with removal of performance-enhancing technologies in the Canadian beef...

Source: Beef Cattle Research Coucil Research in progress Project Title: Economic and environmental impacts associated with removal of productivity- enhancing technologies in the Canadian beef cattle industry Researchers: Tim McAllister,...
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