Gestational nutrition & fetal programming

Source: Certified Angus Beef ® Marbling is a lifetime event. So even within the uterus, a cow’s diet can impact the potential beef quality of her...

Weak calf syndrome

Source: Alberta Beef PROJECT NO.: 0007-034 RESEARCH INSTITUTION: University of Saskatchewan (Western College of Veterinary Medicine) LEAD RESEARCHER: Dr. Cheryl Waldner Background: Calves born with ‘weak calf syndrome’ are...

Evaluating premiums for weaned calves marketed with value-added management characteristics

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Evaluating Premiums for Weaned Calves Marketed with Value-Added Management Characteristics Researchers: Kathy Larson, University of Saskatchewan   Jill Hobbs and Eric Micheels, University of...

Pasture calving means profits

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs When you add up the dollars, summer calving wins hands down compared with a traditional production...

Managing sulfur in beef cattle feed and water

Source: University of Minnesota Quick facts Recognize the reported S content of distillers grains and the potential variability with it Account for both diet and...

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...

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...

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....

Selecting the right forage

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Land managers must carefully consider the long-term needs and goals for the forage stand and how it will function...

Economics of creep feeding

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Creep feeding beef calves on pasture is an option that producers may want to consider. There are a...
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