Top ten management practices for cow-calf production

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Introduction The following identifies and quantifies 10 of the most profitable management practices for cow-calf production. The...

Creep feeding calves

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Creep-feeding is the practice of providing supplemental feed to calves in order to increase their average daily gain and weaning weight....

Selecting the right forage

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Land managers must carefully consider the long-term needs and goals for the forage stand and how it will function...

Economics of creep feeding

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Creep feeding beef calves on pasture is an option that producers may want to consider. There are a...

Colostrum management

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 4.2.1 Colostrum has an important influence on the...

Feeding beef cattle

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Supplementing Pasture with Alternate Grazing The first problem producers usually face in a dry year is lack of pasture. If there is...

Make or break: cow nutrition pre and post calving

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Beef cows need little babying. There is one exception that cannot be overlooked! That is the period prior...

Early weaning of calves an option during periods of drought and excess moisture

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Beef cows are amazing mothers, especially during periods of drought or excess moisture when pasture quality and/or quantity...

Weaning

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 4.6 Weaning is the process of eliminating milk...

Rations for backgrounding calves

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Beef calves are backgrounded to grow out and prepare for high energy feedlot rations or for grassing programs...
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