Using corn damaged by dry weather for silage

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...

Minimizing heat stress in beef cattle

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Soaring summer temperatures not only affect humans, but cattle as well. Heat stress is hard on livestock, especially in combination...

Managing cow herds during drought

Source: University of Nebraska Anytime drought occurs, times are difficult for livestock producers. However, avoid management practices that would lead to "panic", mass selling of...

Heat stress in beef cattle

Source: Iowa State University, Dr. Grant Dewell, ISU Beef Extension Veterinarian As temperatures heat up during the summer cattle producers need to assess the heat stress that...

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...

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...

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...

Major Minerals for Beef Cows

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Minerals are essential for the proper functioning of the animal. A problem arises when the feed does not supply enough...

Spoiled Feeds, Molds, Mycotoxins and Animal Health

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Storing feed for livestock is essential in climates like Manitoba where a winter environment may make up half the...

Feeding Ruminants Frozen Feed

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Depending on the year and location, Ontario can be quite cold with variable precipitation across the province....
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