It’s Time To Start Thinking About Feed Testing

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca With cattle feed being swathed, harvested, or already in the silage bunk or bale now is the time to...

Handling Cattle – Work Smarter, Not Harder!

Source: Ontario Farm Animal Council Cattle can sometimes be difficult to move and handle. Aggressive, stubborn, frightened or stressed cattle can all be unique challenges! It...

Extreme cold

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 1.1.2 Although cattle can generally tolerate colder...

What’s in that feed pile? Why test feed and balance rations?

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives So you’ve got all your feed put up, know how much you’ve got and now want to determine...

Measuring and mitigating pain during castration

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Effect of age and handling on pain assessment and mitigation of common painful routine management practices Researchers: Karen Schwartzkopf-Genswein, Ph.D. and...

High temperature and humidity

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 1.1.1 Cattle are generally able to tolerate...

Body Condition Scoring for Beef Cattle

Source: Farm & Food Care Ontario Body condition scoring (BCS) can be used to assist producers with balancing feed requirements for beef cattle. It is...

Managing Digital Dermatitis in Beef Cattle

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Summary Digital dermatitis is a painful foot condition causing lameness. The disease has been associated with several...

Canada and Ontario Support Beef and Hog Farmers During COVID-19

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $10 million in emergency assistance for beef and hog farmers....

Veterinarians & Nutritionists Encourage Dairy & Beef Producers to Proactively Manage Heat Stress

Heat stress costs dairy and beef producers hundreds of millions each year. Proactive measures implemented before an extreme heat event can reduce immediate and...
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