Valuing energy and protein in your livestock feeds

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Should I purchase feed for my livestock based on protein content or energy content? Depending on the type of animal you...

Cattle and cold temperatures

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Ways to lessen the stress created by the latest cold snap on livestock. Barry Yaremcio, beef and forage specialist at the...

Extreme cold

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 1.1.2 Although cattle can generally tolerate colder...

Water

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 2.2 Cattle need access to water of adequate...

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...

New mobile application for veterinarians and producers takes the guesswork out of deworming cattle

What is the recommended dose of fenbendazole for an individual animal, based on its weight? How much fenbendazole will it take to treat a...

Fact Sheet – Mycotoxins

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...

How to Manage Fly Pests in the Cattle Herd

Source: PennState Extension Fly Pests Have flies been bothering your livestock? Fly control can help keep cattle happy, healthy, and productive. Fly Identification In order to put fly...

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...

Lead poisoning in cattle

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Lead is the most common cause of cattle poisoning in Alberta. Hundreds of animals in the province die each year...
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