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...

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...

AgriProfits cow-calf operations benchmarks now online

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry This cost and return report analyzes the performance of participating Alberta cow-calf operations from 2014 to 2018. “As 2019 draws to...

Custom grazing cattle

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Custom grazing is an arrangement in which one person provides the pasture, water and grazing management expertise for another person’s livestock....

When should I calve my cows?

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives In Manitoba the most common type of cow/calf operation is what we would consider “Winter Calving”, where calves are...

Breed in a day! And shorten your calving season

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Do you know what day you will be breeding your cows this year? With the fixed-time...

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...

Preventing navel infections in newborn calves

Source: CalfCare A navel cord is a highway into a calf’s bloodstream. Proper management of the navel right after birth can ensure a calf gets...

Consider creep feeding calves for the grazing season

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry “Stress on plants from last summer and fall, as well as this spring’s weather across most of Alberta has slowed...

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...
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