Bovine Trichomoniasis

Source: Alberta Beef Producers Trichomoniasis is a production limiting disease that has gained some notoriety in certain areas of Alberta in the recent past. This brief...

Full-fat Soybeans for livestock

Source: Government of New Brunswick, Murray Snowdon Many soybeans grown today are fed to livestock as full-fat beans. This is a change from the traditional practice...

Handling bulls safely

Source: University of Minnesota Extension, Emily Krekelberg, Extension farm safety educator and Joe Armstrong, DVM, Extension educator, cattle production systems Quick facts To avoid the dangers associated...

Minerals, vitamins and macrominerals for beef cattle

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Mineral Requirements for animals Mineral requirements are based on the type, weight and age, as well as the rate of performance (weight gain,...

Sick, injured and cull cattle

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the care and handling of Beef Cattle – Section 3.2 More frequent monitoring of cattle may...

Phytogenic Compounds in Feedlot Cattle Diets by: Dr. Erin Schwandt

Improvements in health and carcass grades are two of the potential benefits unlocked from rations that include phytogenic feed additives. Phytogenic feed additives (PFA) are...

Experts Respond To Drought Questions

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca On July 29, the Beef Cattle Research Council hosted a webinar that allowed beef producers to ask drought-related questions to a panel of nutrition...

Nitrate Poisoning

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Toxic levels of nitrates in forages are always a possibility whenever the normal growth of plants is disrupted...

Salvaging A Crop? Here Are Some Things To Consider When Valuing A Crop For...

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca With moderate to severe drought in many areas of Canada and the northern United States, many beef producers are...

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...
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