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,...

Controlling Reproductive Disease in Beef Herds

Source: Alberta Beef Producers Project No.: AB1286 Research Institution:Western College of Veterinary Medicine Lead Researcher: Dr. Cheryl Waldner Background: Reproductive failure is extremely costly for producers, but in...

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...

Are larger Replacement Heifers Better?

How much weight do you expect your replacement heifers to gain in the winter months leading up to breeding them? You might want them...

Understaning Dark Cutters to reduce prevalance

Heather Bruce, Ph.D. hbruce@ualberta.ca Heather Bruce, Ph.D. (University of Alberta), Walter Dixon, Steve Miller, Graham Plastow (University of Alberta), John Basarab (Alberta Agriculture and Rural...

Wheat-based Distillers Dried Grains with Solubles for Growing and Finishing Cattle

.J. McKinnon and R. Beliveau Department of Animal & Poultry Science University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A8 Introduction Beef producers are hearing a lot about distillers’ dried...

New research clarifies Canadian beef producers’ true environmental footprint

Canada’s beef industry continues to improve efficiencies that lessen its environmental impacts, with production of one kilogram of Canadian beef creating 15% fewer greenhouse...