Winter Rations for Beef Cows

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives ample rations for mature, 1,300 lb cows, in good body condition, and in different stages of production are shown...

Creep Feeding Calves

Source: Farm Animal Council of Saskatchewan Inc. Creep feeding is one of the management strategies which can be employed when drought reduces pasture quantity or...

EFFECT OF WINTER GRAZING SYSTEM ON BEEF COW PERFORMANCE AND SYSTEM COSTS

Source: WesternBeef Development Centre By: Divya Jose MSc, Dr. Daalkhaijav Damiran, Dr. Gregory Penner, Dr John McKinnon, Kathy Larson MSc, and Dr. Bart Lardner Introduction Winter feeding...

Managing Cow-Calf Operations to Protect Water Quality

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Manure is a valuable nutrient source to a farm. However, manure contains nutrients, organic matter and micro-organisms that can contaminate...

Feeding Mineral to Beef Cows

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Last winter (2016) several cow-calf herd owners discovered the perils of underfeeding, or not feeding, mineral...

A Practical Test for Vibrio

Source: Alberta Beef Producers “Towards a Practical Test for Campylobacter fetus in beef cattle: Getting to the bottom of Reproductive Failure in Cow-Calf Herds” Project No.:...

Five for Fall! or Herd Headliners

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Plan for Profit. Is Your Marketing Plan In Place?? Are your calves weighed to calculate your lbs....

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...

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...

Increasing Cow/Calf Profitability Using Chaff and Chaff/Straw Feedstuffs

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Over the years, many cost-conscious cow/calf producers across western Canada have recognized the potential for chaff residues to help reduce...
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