High temperature and humidity

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 1.1.1 Cattle are generally able to tolerate...

Body Condition Scoring for Beef Cattle

Source: Farm & Food Care Ontario Body condition scoring (BCS) can be used to assist producers with balancing feed requirements for beef cattle. It is...

Managing Digital Dermatitis in Beef Cattle

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Summary Digital dermatitis is a painful foot condition causing lameness. The disease has been associated with several...

Canada and Ontario Support Beef and Hog Farmers During COVID-19

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $10 million in emergency assistance for beef and hog farmers....

Veterinarians & Nutritionists Encourage Dairy & Beef Producers to Proactively Manage Heat Stress

Heat stress costs dairy and beef producers hundreds of millions each year. Proactive measures implemented before an extreme heat event can reduce immediate and...

Canola as a forage crop

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives When cattle producers are faced with forage shortages they must explore atypical feed options. Surprisingly, canola can make nutritious...

Nutrients for cattle

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ The use of adequate, well balanced diets can maximize profits – or minimize losses – in a feeding program. An...

New Resource: Record Keeping And Benchmarking Level 2

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Successful farm management begins with accurate and up to date records. The process of record keeping allows the farm...

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...

Fall graze to stretch the grass season

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Farmers with grazing livestock like cows, sheep and goats are learning to get many more days...
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