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AngusONE: Genetic Evaluations

Source: Canadian Angus Expected progeny differences (EPDs), generated through our AngusONE genetic evaluations, are predicted breeding values that allow for fair comparison of animals across...

Preconditioning cattle

Source: Alberta Cattle Feeders’ Association A preconditioned animal is a feeder calf that has been vaccinated, castrated, dehorned and weaned for 30-45 days prior to...

Canadian cow-calf cost of production

Source: CanFax 2020 Results Executive summary The 2020 CDN COP Network is made up of 25 cow-calf and 3 dairy-beef production systems with 115 participants across Canada....

Cow-calf profitability calculator

Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario Accurate cost of production (COP) figures have been notoriously difficult to nail down for Ontario’s beef farmers. With the wide...

Crossbreeding systems for beef production

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Joanne Handley – Beef Program Lead, Genetics/OMAFRA; Tom Hamilton – Beef Program Lead,...

Field selection for fall manure or compost application

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry There are several factors to consider when selecting the right fields before applying manure or compost this fall. ‘There are several...

Bovine Trichomoniasis

Source: Alberta Beef Producers Trichomoniasis is a production limiting disease that has gained some notoriety in certain areas of Alberta in the recent past. This brief...

Benchmarking calving management practices on western Canada cow–calf operations

Source:  Translational Animal Science Jennifer M Pearson, Edmond A Pajor, Nigel A Caulkett, Michel Levy, John R Campbell, M Claire Windeyer, Benchmarking calving management practices...

Cattlemen’s Young Leaders (CYL) Mentorship Program announces 2021 finalists

Source: Canadian Cattlemen’s Association The Cattlemen’s Young Leaders (CYL) Mentorship Program, a national youth initiative of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA), is pleased to announce...

OFA reminds members of their responsibility for a safe harvest on the roads by:...

As the fall season approaches and some normalcy returns to our daily lives, the pace of traffic has picked up. School buses are back...

Full-fat Soybeans for livestock

Source: Government of New Brunswick, Murray Snowdon Many soybeans grown today are fed to livestock as full-fat beans. This is a change from the traditional practice...

Patience, Silence & Observation – Practical Tips To Reducing Stress When Handling Cattle

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Many farmers truly enjoy working cattle but for some producers (and perhaps their family members) sorting and processing cattle...

2021 TESA recipient announced: Manning Family Farm – Maritimes

Source: Canadian Cattlemen’s Association The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is pleased to announce the Manning Family Farm, in Falmouth, Nova Scotia, as the recipient of The Environmental Stewardship Award (TESA) for 2021.  The farm is owned and...

Groundbreaking ceremony for the new Jefo production plant

This investment will increase production to meet growing international demand. Jefo, a world leader in animal health and nutrition that offers alternatives to antibiotics to...

Handling bulls safely

Source: University of Minnesota Extension, Emily Krekelberg, Extension farm safety educator and Joe Armstrong, DVM, Extension educator, cattle production systems Quick facts To avoid the dangers associated...
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