Water Requirements of Livestock

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet Written by: Daniel Ward – Engineer, Poultry and Other Livestock – Housing and Equipment/OMAFRA;...

High numbers of blister beetles in hay pose a danger for livestock

By North Dakota State University Reading Time: 3 minutes Published: July 5, 2021 Livestock, News This year’s drought conditions are increasing the blister beetle threat to cattle and other livestock. Photo: NDSU This year’s dry weather...

Handling bulls safely

Source: University of Minnesota Extension, Emily Krekelberg, Extension farm safety educator and Joe Armstrong, DVM, Extension educator, cattle production systems Quick facts To avoid the dangers associated...

Altosid® IGR, the Industry Standard for Horn Fly Control, Announces Lower Price To Protect...

Altosid® IGR, the industry-leading feed-through insect growth regulator for horn fly control, is now available at a price of 2 to 3 cents per animal,...

More interaction with humans means smaller brains for cows

by Bob Yirka , Phys.org Credit: CC0 Public Domain A team of researchers at the University of Zurich has found that domestication of cows has led...

Minerals, vitamins and macrominerals for beef cattle

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Mineral Requirements for animals Mineral requirements are based on the type, weight and age, as well as the rate of performance (weight gain,...

Tips To Select Corn Silage Hybrids Across Canada

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca When grown and harvested properly, corn silage can be an excellent source of energy and fibre for beef cattle....

Managing Pinkeye During Summer Months

by A.J. Tarpoff, DVM, MS, Beef Extension Veterinarian Pinkeye (Infectious Bovine Keratoconjunctivitis) can be a costly disease for cattle producers during the summer and early fall...

Salvaging A Crop? Here Are Some Things To Consider When Valuing A Crop For...

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca With moderate to severe drought in many areas of Canada and the northern United States, many beef producers are...

Alternative Feeds for Beef Cattle

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Straw Straw is a good alternative feed for beef cows when it is properly supplemented. See the beef section...
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