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 meet the animal's requirements. This may occur because the feed is low in minerals, the...
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 into the reticulum of the animal, irritating the lining of this chamber. Signs of hardware disease...
Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Introduction Dry weather during corn silking and pollination can significantly reduce grain yield expectations. Inadequate moisture can result in poor ear fill or even corn plants without any ear or grain. In...
Innovative science-driven system opens new doors to optimizing feed efficiency A new research trial in central Alberta is shining the spotlight on a potentially revolutionary new system for optimizing feed efficiency in livestock. The trial, at Pine Haven beef cattle operation,...
Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs The breeding season for bulls is short but intense. Consequently, when the breeding season begins your bull must be ready to go and have the appearance of a well-muscled athlete. The bull needs...
Source: Government of Manitoba We've all heard the saying "Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth!" The latest information from Japan is suggesting that the Japanese Agricultural Ministry is considering a change to their blanket testing policy on animals....
Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Biology of animal disease vectors – ticks and biting flies Researchers: Timothy J. Lysyk, Ph.D. lysykt@agr.gc.ca Background: Bluetongue is a viral disease of ruminants. Cattle do not usually become sick but the disease can be fatal to sheep. Bluetongue...
Source: Kemin Industries news release Kemin Industries, a global leader in developing feed ingredients for animal nutrition and health, today announced the approval for use of chromium propionate in beef and broiler diets in Canada, effective immediately. The Canadian Food...
Source: Canadian Food Inspection Agency, L.L. Charmley and H.L. Trenholm, AgReTech Introduction Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites produced by a variety of moulds on several agricultural commodities under specific environmental conditions. It has been estimated that at least 25% of the grain...
Source: University of Minnesota Quick facts Recognize the reported S content of distillers grains and the potential variability with it Account for both diet and water S content when managing S intakes S intake shouldn’t go over 0.30 percent diet...
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