Ontario Cow-Calf Production Survey

Ontario cow-calf producers, do you wonder how your operation compares with others in your region or province on matters like conception rate and weaning...

Implementation of a longitudinal disease surveillance network for cow-calf operations in western Canada

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Researchers: John Campbell, DVM, DVSc, University of Saskatchewan, Cheryl Waldner, DVM, Ph.D., Murray Jekinski, DVM MSc., Steve Hendrick DVM, DVSc., Joseph...

Fence-Line and TMR Feeding Systems for Beef Cows

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: C. Wand Reduced Feeding Costs = Increased Profit The significant costs associated with feeding the beef...

Understanding feed analysis

Source:University of Nebraska–Lincoln Resources: Dr. Rick Rasby, University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Jeremy Martin, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Feed costs represent the largest annual operating cost for most commercial cow-calf...

Results of recent Cow-Calf Production Survey across Canada

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Industry data provided by production surveys can serve as a benchmark for production performance across the country. Historical production surveys include...

Beef breeding season management

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Introduction In analyzing the cow-calf industry, the four factors that are more commonly used by producers as...

TWO-STAGE WEANING FACT SHEET

Source: Alberta Farm Animal Care Weaning is the process of stopping calves from drinking milk. The Canadian beef industry typically weans its calves at 6-8...

Agronomic Management of Swath Grazed Pastures

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Feed, feeding, cow management and manure disposal can account for up to two-thirds of the total cost of production...

Weaning beef calves

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Barry Potter - Livestock Specialist/OMAFRA Introduction Weaning time is stressful for the mother cow and her...

Drylot beef cow-calf production

Source: North Dakota State University Why Consider Drylot? In a practical sense, it means feeding confined cows and calves forages, crop residues and grains that may...
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