Evaluating forage species for stockpiled forages

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Building long-term capacity for resilient cow-calf production systems through creation of a forage industry chair supporting training and research...

Herd Sires: Artificial Insemination vs. Natural Service

Source: Midwestern Cattle Marketing, LLC In the months prior to the breeding season, producers look to fire up their herd with new bull sires, but...

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...

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....

An Overview of a Fall Calving Beef Cow System

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, James Byrne, Beef Cattle Specialist, OMAFRA Fall calving presents opportunities for beef farmers but also several challenges....

Vaccinate your cow and protect your calves from scours

80% of calf mortality (from 0 to 21 days) is due to scours.1 But you can prevent it with vaccination. Take part in a...

Economics of raising or buying heifers for beef cow replacements

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca The cost of herd replacement accounts for about 10% of total cow-calf cost of production (based on the 2013-17 average)....

Effect of perennial forage system on forage characteristics, cow performance and system economics

Source: Western Beef Development Centre By: Ruwini Kulathunga MSc, Dr. Greg Penner, Dr. Jeff Schoenau, Dr. Daalkhaijav Damiran, Kathy Larson MSc, and Dr. Bart Lardner Introduction Winter...

Calving systems in Ontario

Source: Ontario MInistry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs The cow-calf industry is characterized by a unique combination of variation and tradition. Wide variety is...

Bovine Trichomoniasis: a cattle producer’s nightmare of a veneral disease

Source: Midwestern Cattle Marketing, LLC One reproductive disease that all cattle ranchers find disastrous to a cowherd is Bovine Trichomoniasis also known as Trich. Bovine Trichomoniasis...
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