Influence of Post Calving Supplemental Protein on Calf Performance and Reproductive Efficiency for Beef...

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Research with dairy cows has shown that supplementation with protein of low to moderate degradability can increase milk yield,...

Cattle vaccine basics

Source: University of Minnesota Extension Joe Armstrong, DVM, Extension educator, cattle production systems Quick facts: The goal of vaccination is to provide protection from disease through immune...

Record keeping and management on Western Canadian farms and ranches

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Factors affecting the adoption and exploitation of data management systems in the Canadian beef industry Researchers: Eric Micheels PhD eric.micheels@usask.ca Eric Micheels, PhD....

The hand is better than the eye when it comes to cattle condition

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Reproduction is the single most important factor in the productivity of a cow-calf operation. Body condition (amount of fat cover)...

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...

Body condition scoring your cow herd

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Importance of Body Condition Scoring to Cattle Producers Body condition is an expression of the amount of body fat that an...

Improving the reproductive performance of beef cows

Source: Alberta Beef Producers “Field Study of the Impact of Trace Minerals and Infectious Disease on Reproductive Performance in Beef Cow-Calf Herds” PROJECT NO.: 0008-002 RESEARCH INSTITUTION:...

Top findings about adoption of beneficial practices on Canadian cow-calf operations

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Sometimes it can be hard to know where you’re going if you don’t look at where you’ve been. For decades,...

Management in the Last Trimester of Pregnancy

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Management Objective - Cows to have strong healthy calves and be ready to rebreed in 45 to 60 days. Points to...

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...
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