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...

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...

Boehringer Ingelheim forges partnership with USask Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence

Source: Western College of Veterinary Medicine The University of Saskatchewan has announced a five-year partnership and $250,000 contribution from research-driven pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada)...

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...

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...

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...

Achieving a successful calving season

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Preventative activities In consultation with a veterinarian, develop an annual vaccination program. Keep accurate records of dates and products administered...

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...
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