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...

Wintering livestock using alternate day feeding

Source: Ontario, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs There are a number of strategies employed by livestock producers to incorporate feeds of differing value...

Down Cows: Winter Tetany, Milk Fever, Pregnancy Toxaemia

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Introduction In years of drought and also in those of excess rain feed quality can be compromised for the wintering...

Dehorning of calves

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Factsheet written by: Neil Anderson - Lead Veterinarian - Disease Prevention,Ruminants/OMAFRA Horns and Their Growth Horns are the pairs...

Nebraska BQA: Handling Cattle Through High Heat Humidity Indexes

Source: University of Nebraska - Rob Eirich, Nebraska Extension Educator and Nebraska Director of BQA Entering the summer months, cattlemen need to understand and deal...

Fusarium Head Blight and mycotoxins

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Fusarium Head Blight (FHB), also known as scab, is a fungal disease of small cereal grains including wheat, corn, barley, rye,...

Management of Intensive Livestock Grazing

Intensive Grazing Intensive grazing describes livestock and grass management practices that focus on increased levels of manager involvement, increased forage quality, increased meat production per...

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...

Three producers share ideas that improve efficiency

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Editors note: This article is the third in a series featuring ideas from beef producers across the country. See the...

IMPROVED UNDERSTANDING OF JOHNE’S DISEASE

Source: Alberta Beef Producers “Applying recombinant technology to define the secretome of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis for the discovery of novel immunogens and diagnostic reagents” PROJECT...
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