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....

Do Water Quality and Trace minerals affect cattle immune systems?

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Effects of Exposure to Oil Field Emissions on Immune System Health in Beef Cattle Researchers: Mark Wickstrom mark.wickstrom@usask.ca Dan Becthtel, Cheryl...

Feeding legumes to cattle

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Legumes can be a valuable part of a cattle feeding program. In fact, legumes can actually improve animal performance by...

Leading-edge tools help producers win the battle with mycotoxins

A sharp rise in attention to feed quality threats such as mycotoxins has put the Midwest U.S. and other key livestock production regions on...

Minerals for beef cattle

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Minerals are essential for proper bodily functions. Problems may arise when the feeds do not supply enough to...

Cattle and cold temperatures

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Ways to lessen the stress created by the latest cold snap on livestock. Barry Yaremcio, beef and forage specialist at the...

Body condition scoring

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Body condition scoring is a management tool designed to assess body reserves or fat accumulation of an animal. It is a...

Fusarium Head Blight and mycotoxins

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Fusarium Head Blight (FHB), also known as scab, is a fungal disease of small cereal grains including wheat, corn, barley, rye,...

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...

Canada Approves Phibro Solution for Beef Cattle

V-Max™ (Virginiamycin) medicated feed additive has received regulatory approval by the Veterinary Drugs Directorate (VDD), Health Canada for use in beef cattle. V-Max is...
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