Feeding distillers grains to beef cattle

Source: University of Minnesota Extension Quick facts Distillers grains have 25 to 35 percent protein dry matter content. Always check and adjust sulfur content in...

Wintering – cows and bulls

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Management objective: To maintain the breeding herd in good productive condition, as economically as possible. Points to Remember Both critical and...

Wintering livestock using alternate day feeding

Source: Ontario, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs There are a number of strategies employed by livestock producers to incorporate feeds of differing value...

Expensive feed or custom feed: a cost comparison

From the September 17, 2018 issue of Agri-News A lack of moisture has curtailed pasture and hay production in many areas of Alberta this year....

5 tips for grazing corn this fall and winter

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Corn grazing is becoming more popular across Canada because producers can grow more biomass on less land. If you are...

CFIA approves Kemin’s chromium propionate use in Canada

Source: Kemin Industries news release Kemin Industries, a global leader in developing feed ingredients for animal nutrition and health, today announced the approval for use...

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...

BioZyme: how to keep protein cost effective for the cow herd

Source: BioZyme news release The two most vital nutrients in a cow's diet are energy and protein. Energy plays a very key role in the...

Ration planning to stretch hay supplies for cows and feeder calves

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives This Information was prepared at the end of July and since then prices of grains have changed.  This...

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...
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