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...

Extended grazing and extensive wintering project

Source: Manitoba Beef & Forage Initiatives Project Details At this Brookdale Research Field, MBFI is researching extended grazing strategies. This page provides information about this particular research...

Risk factors associated with exposure to bovine respiratory disease pathogens during the peri-weaning period...

Source: BMC Veterinary Research Gerard M. Murray, Simon J. More, Tracy A. Clegg, Bernadette Earley, Rónan G. O’Neill, Dale Johnston, John Gilmore, Mikhail Nosov, Máire C. McElroy, Thomas J. Inzana and Joseph P. Cassidy Abstract Background Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) remains among the leading causes of death of cattle internationally. The objective of this study was to...

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,...

From fake cow feces to computer modelling: Investigation tackles costly cattle industry problem

Source: University of Calgary, By Collene Ferguson, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Vet Med researcher leads three-year study using predictive modelling to better control parasitic worms When cattle...

Feeding moldy grain to cattle

Source: University of Minnesota Extension Alfredo DiCostanzo, Extension animal scientist and Michael Murphy, former professor, College of Veterinary Medicine Quick facts Mold can grow on grain...

Replacing water with clean snow for ewes and beef cows

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: C. Wand - Beef, Sheep and Goat Nutritionist/OMAFRA; C. Richardson - Animal Care...

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:...

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...

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...