Winter feed supplies

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Hay Perennial forages require plentiful moisture by early May to yield well later in the year. Don't wait for the first hay...

Feeding moldy grain to cattle

Source: University of Minnesota Extension Alfredo DiCostanzo, Extension animal scientist and Michael Murphy, former professor, College of Veterinary Medicine Quick facts Mold can grow on grain...

Disbudding and dehorning

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 4.4 Codes Of Practice Current Beef Cattle Bison ...

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....

Feeding replacement beef heifers

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Replacement heifers are the future of your cow herd. Proper nutritional management will ensure heifers are an adequate size...

It’s Time To Start Thinking About Feed Testing

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca With cattle feed being swathed, harvested, or already in the silage bunk or bale now is the time to...

Handling Cattle – Work Smarter, Not Harder!

Source: Ontario Farm Animal Council Cattle can sometimes be difficult to move and handle. Aggressive, stubborn, frightened or stressed cattle can all be unique challenges! It...

Extreme cold

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 1.1.2 Although cattle can generally tolerate colder...

What’s in that feed pile? Why test feed and balance rations?

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives So you’ve got all your feed put up, know how much you’ve got and now want to determine...

Measuring and mitigating pain during castration

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Effect of age and handling on pain assessment and mitigation of common painful routine management practices Researchers: Karen Schwartzkopf-Genswein, Ph.D. and...
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