Nutrition and Feed Management

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 2.1 Cattle need to be monitored on an...

New feed testing tools

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca When you don’t know the quality of feed on an operation, maintaining animal health and welfare can become significantly more...

New Resource: Record Keeping And Benchmarking Level 2

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Successful farm management begins with accurate and up to date records. The process of record keeping allows the farm...

Facilities for All Cattle

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 1.2 The Canadian beef industry comprises the cow-calf,...

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...

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...

Dealing With Feed Shortages on Your Beef Farm

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Dry weather during summer or spring can lead to possible feed shortages. The following decision making...

Extending Livestock Feed Supplies

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Severe Restriction of Roughage Producers may need to severely restrict the amount of roughage fed daily. What is critical...

Fact Sheet – Mycotoxins

Source: Canadian Food Inspection Agency, L.L. Charmley and H.L. Trenholm, AgReTech Introduction Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites produced by a variety of moulds on several agricultural commodities...

Frost damaged and immature corn options

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives For farmers who experience a cool, wet spring, a wet fall and early frost, there are some options...
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