Exploring non-antibiotic treatment options for bovine respiratory disease

Source: Alberta Beef PROJECT NO.: ANH.05.18 LEAD RESEARCHERS: Dr. Dongyan Niu (University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine) COLLABORATORS: Kim Stanford, Brenda Ralston (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry);...

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...

Evaluating dispersion modelling options to estimate methane emissions from grazing beef cattle

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada McGinn, S.M., Flesch, T.K., Coates, T., Charmley, E., Chen, D., Bai, M., and Bishop-Hurley, G. (2015). "Evaluating dispersion modelling options...

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...

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)...

Determining the minimum fibre requirement for feedlot cattle

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Determining the minimum fibre requirement for feedlot cattle and improving the empirical prediction of ruminal pH Researchers: Greg Penner...

Accuracy of genomic predictions for feed efficiency traits of beef cattle using 50K and...

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Lu, D., Akanno, E.C., Crowley, J.J., Schenkel, F.S., Li, H., De Pauw, M., Moore, S.S., Wang, Z., Li, C., Stothard,...

Winter hardy alfalfa

Source: Alberta Beef Producers PROJECT NO.: FRG.02.15 LEAD RESEARCHER: Dr. Vern Baron (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada) COLLABORATORS: Darren Bruhjell, Dr. Mike Schellenberg, Dr. Annie Claessens, Dr. Annick...

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...

Identifying causal mutations associated with bull and cow fertility and how they link to...

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Identification of causal mutations located in distortion regions in beef cattle genome associated with bull and cow fertility and...
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