Canola as a forage crop

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives When cattle producers are faced with forage shortages they must explore atypical feed options. Surprisingly, canola can make nutritious...

Nutrients for cattle

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ The use of adequate, well balanced diets can maximize profits – or minimize losses – in a feeding program. An...

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...

Herd health management

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 3.1 Pain and discomfort caused by health issues...

Fall graze to stretch the grass season

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Farmers with grazing livestock like cows, sheep and goats are learning to get many more days...

Interpreting Lab Results

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Most labs provide basic information on moisture content, protein, energy, total digestible nutrients, fibre, and some vitamins and minerals. More...

Byproducts of ethanol fuel production as feeds

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Distillers Grains and Thin Stillage With increased production of ethanol fuel from cereal grains, a greater availability of distillers grains...

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...

Corn Test Weight – Does It Affect Performance of Cattle?

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs The 2019 growing season presented challenges in many parts of the province. Delayed planting and variation...

The cost benefit of using vaccines in beef cattle

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Vaccination is a proven tool for disease prevention. Vaccination recommendations vary by region and by farm as the environment, production,...
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