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Does protein supplementation for pregnant cows improve production?

Source: Alberta Beef Producers LEAD RESEARCHER: Dr. Greg Penner (University of Saskatchewan) COLLABORATORS: Dr. Katie Wood (University of Saskatchewan), Dr. Carolyn Fitzsimmons (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada),...

Index Biosystems exceeds financing targets to commercialize its BioTags technology

Index Biosystems has exceeded its financing targets on its journey to define the next generation of supply-chain traceability and anti-counterfeiting. The innovative startup behind BioTags —...

Antimicrobial usage in western Canadian cow-calf herds

Source: The Canadian Veterinary Journal Abstract While ongoing surveillance and research initiatives have provided some information on antimicrobial use (AMU) in many livestock commodities, there are...

Managing animal health practices

Source: Canadian Food Inspection Agency Healthy animals are more productive and less prone to disease. The activities that contribute to the maintenance of herd health...

Beef Cattle Economic Selection Indices

Source: Kansas State University, Bob Weaber Summary: Selection indices provide a single value, usually reported in dollars, for the selection of breeding stock that optimizes selection on a...

New Canadian Angus Association Directors and Board Executive Announced at Virtual Annual General Meeting

Source: Canadian Angus Association Last night the Canadian Angus Association held its second virtual annual general meeting. In a departure from tradition, CEO Myles Immerkar...

BFO Congratulates Past President, Stan Eby, on Induction into Agricultural Hall of Fame

Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario The Beef Farmers of Ontario (BFO) congratulates past president, Stan Eby, on his formal induction into Ontario’s Agricultural Hall of...

Governments of Canada and Manitoba Provide Livestock Producers with Funding Options to Address Dry...

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The governments of Canada and Manitoba are advising that livestock producers who have been affected by dry conditions on pasture...

Helping farmers and agri-businesses adopt clean technologies to reduce emissions and enhance competitiveness

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Today, during Canadian Environment Week, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced details of the new...

Custom grazing cattle

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Custom grazing is an arrangement in which one person provides the pasture, water and grazing management expertise for another person’s livestock....

Facilities for All Cattle

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 1.2 The Canadian beef industry comprises the cow-calf,...

Canada now negligible risk for BSE

Source: The Canadian Meat Council The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) is very pleased to see today’s announcement by the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture...

Managing manure is key to minimizing pen dust

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Pen dust can be a significant issue for livestock welfare and worker health. ‘In Alberta, feedlot dust can develop during periods...

Cattle working lower

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market which...

Canadian Cattlemen’s Foundation gift opens opportunity for youth development program at W.A. Ranches

Source: Canadian Cattlemen’s Association The Canadian Cattlemen’s Foundation (CCF) presented a gift of $150,000 to launch a new national youth program delivered from W.A. Ranches at the University of Calgary....
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