Bedding

Source: VBP+ Facts Bedding is used through all phases of cattle production to provide comfort, insulation, protection and traction. It confirms the producer’s commitment to animal...

Body Condition Scoring

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Body condition scoring is a management tool designed to assess body reserves or fat accumulation of an animal. It is a...

Wintering Livestock Using Alternate Day Feeding

Source: Ontario, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs There are a number of strategies employed by livestock producers to incorporate feeds of differing value...

K-State beef cattle experts discuss how nutrition and stress in utero impact animals for...

Dec. 14, 2021 MANHATTAN, Kan. — During pregnancy, regular checkups are key for mother and baby to maintain good health. The same is true for beef...

Reducing calves’ castration pain drives research

Source: University of Saskatchewan, Jessica Colby Canada’s national codes of practice for the care and handling of both beef and dairy cattle recommend that male...

Be Mindful Of Minerals

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca What mineral supplementation do I need and when do I need it? Beef producers might know they should supplement their herds...

Thin cows require more feed over the winter

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Do thin cows have more difficulty making it through the winter? Thin cows have less fat cover than cows in good...

Herd Health Management

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 3.1 Pain and discomfort caused by health issues...

Consumption of foreign objects

Source: VBP+ Fact Sheet HARDWARE DISEASE When cattle accidentally consume foreign material, such as sharp pieces of metal, hardware disease can occur. These objects can settle...

Beef Cattle Nutrient Requirements

Source: Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph Description: Beef cattle nutrient requirements can vary with different factors, such as the stage of production, age, breed, weight,...
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