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...

Factors affecting nutrient requirements

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Stage of Production Nutritional requirements of beef cattle are influenced by the stage of production. This production cycle, which...

Gut health in cattle

Source: PennState Extension Poor gut health can negatively affect overall cattle health status and performance. By maintaining ideal gut health, animal health and performance will...

10 Ways to reduce the risk of barn fire

Source: Farm&Food Care Ontario This factsheet contains practical best management practices (BMPs) to assist Ontario farmers in reducing the risk of barn fires. Barn fires...

Feeding frozen grain to cattle

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Frozen grain can be fed successfully to cattle and, when available, can be a cost-effective energy source. Grains are used...

Handling and moving cattle

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 4.1 There is less risk of injury...

Molds and mycotoxins – effects of moldy feed and mycotoxins on cattle

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs "Differences of opinion exist regarding the role of molds and mycotoxins in livestock problems basically because...

Winter feed supplies

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Hay Perennial forages require plentiful moisture by early May to yield well later in the year. Don't wait for the first hay...

Feeding moldy grain to cattle

Source: University of Minnesota Extension Alfredo DiCostanzo, Extension animal scientist and Michael Murphy, former professor, College of Veterinary Medicine Quick facts Mold can grow on grain...

Disbudding and dehorning

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 4.4 Codes Of Practice Current Beef Cattle Bison ...
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