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...

Three producers share ideas that improve efficiency

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Editors note: This article is the third in a series featuring ideas from beef producers across the country. See the...

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...

Managing cow herds during drought

Source: University of Nebraska Anytime drought occurs, times are difficult for livestock producers. However, avoid management practices that would lead to "panic", mass selling of...

Wheat for animal feed

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Introduction Based on fluctuations in commodity pricing, wheat may become attractive in ruminant diets, replacing a portion of corn...

Stretching feed supplies to make it to grass season

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Long, cold winters are common here in Manitoba and can leave a dent in a cattle producers’ feed inventories. ...

Exploring potential benefits of prebiotic, probiotic, and synbiotic use in cattle

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Prebiotic, probiotic, and synbiotic technologies for targeted applications in food safety and ruminant productivity Researchers: D. Wade Abbott, Ph.D....

Down Cows: Winter Tetany, Milk Fever, Pregnancy Toxaemia

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Introduction In years of drought and also in those of excess rain feed quality can be compromised for the wintering...

Bovine Trichomoniasis

Source: Alberta Beef Producers Trichomoniasis is a production limiting disease that has gained some notoriety in certain areas of Alberta in the recent past. This brief...

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...
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