Nutrient differences among oat hulls of different varieties

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Oat hulls are often used as a fibre source in cattle diets. They generally contain 2 - 4%...

Effects of nutrition on beef cow reproduction

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ The nutritional quality of feeds and forage can have a tremendous influence on the reproductive performance of cattle. Although reproductive...

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...

New cattle feed supplement has methane falling and optimism rising!

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Beef and dairy farmers around the world are looking for ways to reduce methane emissions from their herds to reduce...

Wheat for animal feed

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Introduction Based on fluctuations in commodity pricing, wheat may become attractive in ruminant diets, replacing a portion of corn...

Winter feed supplies

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Hay Perennial forages require plentiful moisture by early May to yield well later in the year. Don't wait for the first hay...

High temperature and humidity

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 1.1.1 Cattle are generally able to tolerate...

Zoetis Canada Launches One Shot® BVD protection for Calves

PROTECTION FOR CALVES AGAINST THE LEADING CAUSE OF BACTERIAL PNEUMONIA AND TWO MAJOR CAUSES OF BOVINE RESPIRATORY DISEASE Zoetis Canada announces the launch of ONE...

What’s in that feed pile? Why test feed and balance rations?

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives So you’ve got all your feed put up, know how much you’ve got and now want to determine...

Measuring and mitigating pain during castration

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Effect of age and handling on pain assessment and mitigation of common painful routine management practices Researchers: Karen Schwartzkopf-Genswein, Ph.D. and...
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