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,...

Optimum Condition = Maximum Production

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca  When feed supplies are short, it may be tempting to feed less and allow cows to lose body condition,...

Winter Feeding and Shelter Requirements for Cattle

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Manitoba's harsh winters can be very challenging for cattle. The extremely cold weather coupled with the wind chill and...

Vitamin supplementation for beef animals

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Why is Vitamin Supplementation required? Vitamin A, D, and E, are fat soluble vitamins that are required in a properly balanced...

Livestock Water Quality

Source: Government of Saskatchewan A number of factors affect the quality of surface water sources. Nutrient loading from spring or summer run-off, little to no re-charge...

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...

Options for Extending the Grazing Season

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Extended grazing allows livestock to return most of the nutrients they consume directly to the landscape where they...
Translate Web in Your Language »