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...

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....

Beef: Turn corn stover to low cost pasture

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Corn stover can provide a low cost feed source for mid-gestation beef cows. The energy in...

Beef cow rations and winter feeding guidelines

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Feeding beef cattle during Saskatchewan winters can be a challenging experience. Frame size, body condition, feed quality, types of feed and...

Three producers share ideas that improve efficiency

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Editors note: This article is the third in a series featuring ideas from beef producers across the country. See the...

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...

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...

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...

Mycotoxins 101

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council For beef producers, mycotoxins are often a hidden problem. They are invisible, colourless and odourless. They are difficult to detect and...

Fear of bloat costs more money than actual cases of bloat do

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca High protein forage can increase rates of gain, benefit soil Editor’s note: The following is part 1 of a two-part series....
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