Dealing With Feed Shortages on Your Beef Farm

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Dry weather during summer or spring can lead to possible feed shortages. The following decision making...

How to Manage Fly Pests in the Cattle Herd

Source: PennState Extension Fly Pests Have flies been bothering your livestock? Fly control can help keep cattle happy, healthy, and productive. Fly Identification In order to put fly...

Managing Pinkeye During Summer Months

by A.J. Tarpoff, DVM, MS, Beef Extension Veterinarian Pinkeye (Infectious Bovine Keratoconjunctivitis) can be a costly disease for cattle producers during the summer and early fall...

More interaction with humans means smaller brains for cows

by Bob Yirka , Phys.org Credit: CC0 Public Domain A team of researchers at the University of Zurich has found that domestication of cows has led...

High numbers of blister beetles in hay pose a danger for livestock

By North Dakota State University Reading Time: 3 minutes Published: July 5, 2021 Livestock, News This year’s drought conditions are increasing the blister beetle threat to cattle and other livestock. Photo: NDSU This year’s dry weather...

Extending Livestock Feed Supplies

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Severe Restriction of Roughage Producers may need to severely restrict the amount of roughage fed daily. What is critical...

Water Requirements of Livestock

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet Written by: Daniel Ward – Engineer, Poultry and Other Livestock – Housing and Equipment/OMAFRA;...

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...

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,...

Creep feeding calves

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Creep-feeding is the practice of providing supplemental feed to calves in order to increase their average daily gain and weaning weight....
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