Frost damaged and immature corn options

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives For farmers who experience a cool, wet spring, a wet fall and early frost, there are some options...

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...

Cattle and cold temperatures

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry The recent cold snap across the province has been a concern for humans and livestock. Barry Yaremcio, beef and forage...

The Cost Benefit Of Using Vaccines: BVD

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Vaccination is a proven tool for disease prevention. Vaccination recommendations vary by region and by farm as the environment, production, and...

Guidelines on “The Prudent use of Antimicrobial Drugs in Animals”

Source: VBP+ Introduction Antimicrobials have been important tools in the control of infectious diseases since the 1950s. Their use in veterinary medicine has improved the health...

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...

Canada Approves Phibro Solution for Beef Cattle

V-Max™ (Virginiamycin) medicated feed additive has received regulatory approval by the Veterinary Drugs Directorate (VDD), Health Canada for use in beef cattle. V-Max is...

Anthrax

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Cause of Anthrax Anthrax is a bacterial disease caused by Bacillus anthracis. When an animal dies of anthrax, spores can form by...

Preventing lead poisoning on pastures

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Before introducing animals to a new pasture, check for evidence of discarded or abandoned batteries. “Discarded batteries that have gone through...

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...
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