Optimizing feed and forage quality

Source: University of Manitoba BENEFICIAL MANAGEMENT PRACTICE (BMP) FOR GREENHOUSE GAS MITIGATION BACKGROUND  Enteric methane is produced by microbes during digestion of feed in the rumen...

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...

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...

University of Manitoba on-farm study: flowering habitats for pollinators and natural enemies of pests

Source: Manitoba Beef and Forage Initiatives Pollinators and natural enemies of pests may improve the health of agroecosystems. Have you considered practices to enhance them...

Improved forage oats

Source: Alberta Beef Producers Project No.: 0009-027 Research Institution: University of Saskatchewan Lead Researcher: Bruce Coulman Background: Barley and oats are important annual forage crops used in western Canada...

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...

Effect of vitamin E on performance, health and humoral immune response of beef

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives J. Anim. Sci. 2002. 80:933-941. The incidence and subsequent recovery from morbidity in newly received feedlot cattle are important concerns...

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...

Increasing silage yield and quality

Source: Alberta Beef Producers PROJECT NO.: 0007-054 RESEARCH INSTITUTION: Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development Field Crop Development Center (FCDC) LEAD RESEARCHER: Dr. Pat Juskiw Background: Breeding work on cereal...

Residual Feed Intake: Innovative solutions to improving feed efficiency in beef cattle Innovative solutions...

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ J.A. Basarab, E.K. Okine, M.A. Price, J.L. Aalhus, S.S. Moore, D.H. Crews, Jr., N. French, P. Ramsey, K.L. Lyle, K....
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