Different approaches/same goal for winter management of heifers

Beef producers like Darren Bevans in Alberta, Tyler Fulton in Manitoba and Murray Shaw in southwest Ontario know that replacement and first calf heifers...

First Arrival® with Encrypt® and Last Stand® with ImmWave® now provide more immune support

DBC Ag Products enhances products to offer more protection to dairy and beef calves. DBC Ag Products introduces new product enhancements to First Arrival® with...

IMPROVED BVD VACCINE

Source: Alberta Beef Producers PROJECT NO.: 0007-113 RESEARCH INSTITUTION: Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) LEAD RESEARCHER: Dr. Sylvia Van Drunen Littel-van den Hurk Background: Bovine viral diarrhea...

Feeding Potatoes to Cattle

Source: New Brunswick Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries At a time when recycling and waste reduction are foremost in so many people's minds, it is interesting...

Weaned Calves and Animal Health Needs

Source: Government of Manitoba It is expected that cow calf producers will have to deal with increased numbers of weaned calves this fall. Market opportunities...

Colostrum – Early Health Protection With Lasting Results

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Calf Immunity At birth, a calf has a poorly developed immune system which is not ready to actively...

Lead Toxicity in Cattle

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Acute lead toxicity in cattle occurs as a result of consumption of feed contaminated with lead or access to a...

Nebraska BQA: Handling Cattle Through High Heat Humidity Indexes

Source: University of Nebraska - Rob Eirich, Nebraska Extension Educator and Nebraska Director of BQA Entering the summer months, cattlemen need to understand and deal...

Anthrax

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Anthrax is a highly contagious and infectious soil-borne disease caused by Bacillus anthracis, a relatively large spore-forming bacteria that can...

Nutrient Testing

Introduction There are many factors that determine if, and how much of, an individual ingredient to include in a livestock ration. Such factors include: the...
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