Exploring Opportunity Feeds

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Every November, the Ruminant Feed Industry Days provide learning opportunities for feed industry professionals. Jointly held...

Bovine Tuberculosis – Fact Sheet

Source: Canadian Food Inspection Agency What is bovine tuberculosis? Bovine tuberculosis (TB) is a chronic contagious bacterial disease of livestock, and occasionally other species of mammals,...

How quickly do water systems pay for themselves? New calculator available

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Allowing cattle access to clean water can improve herd health, as well as  increase weight gain and backfat. A 2005...

Antimicrobial use and resistance in feedlot cattle

Source: Alberta Beef Producers “Development of a Longitudinal Antimicrobial Resistance and Antimicrobial Use Surveillance Program for the Feedlot Sector in Western Canada” PROJECT NO.: 0007-038 LEAD RESEARCHERS:...

Strategic Vitamin A and E for Livestock During a Shortage

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Vitamins A and E are important nutritional factors in livestock production. Producers need to be aware that changes in the...

Sandcracks and Hardship Grooves

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Sandcracks are a vertical fissure or split on the front claw (usually affecting the outside claw) of beef cows....

Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) is a progressive, fatal disease of the nervous system of cattle. It is one member of a...

Nuscience feed technology enters Canadian market under Biotica brand

Source: nuscience Nuscience feed technology enters Canadian market under Biotica brand Nuscience, a member of the Royal Agrifirm Group, has announced the introduction of its elite...

Vitamin Supplementation for Beef Animals

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Why is Vitamin Supplementation required? Vitamin A, D, and E, are fat soluble vitamins that are required in a properly...

Antimicrobial Use and Resistance – Change is Coming

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Pending Changes to Address Antimicrobial Resistance Increasing antimicrobial resistance is a global concern and its effects on...
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