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....

Seeing The Forest Through The Trees: Tips For Forest Grazing Cattle

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Forested rangelands and partially or completely forested areas are widespread in many areas of Canada. The benefits of using forested...

Managing bulls after the breeding season

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Over the course of the breeding season, bulls can lose between 100 and 200 lbs. of...

Alternative Feeds for Beef Cattle

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Straw Straw is a good alternative feed for beef cows when it is properly supplemented. See the beef section...

Tips To Select Corn Silage Hybrids Across Canada

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca When grown and harvested properly, corn silage can be an excellent source of energy and fibre for beef cattle....

Altosid® IGR, the Industry Standard for Horn Fly Control, Announces Lower Price To Protect...

Altosid® IGR, the industry-leading feed-through insect growth regulator for horn fly control, is now available at a price of 2 to 3 cents per animal,...

Backgrounding Feeder Cattle Nutrition

Source: Government of Saskatchewan The primary objective of backgrounding is to ensure optimal growth and development of the muscle and frame of the calf, while...

Minerals for Beef Cattle

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Minerals are essential for proper bodily functions. Problems may arise when the feeds do not supply enough to...
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