Preconditioning

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Preconditioning is a management method that prepares calves to enter the feedlot and can really pay off in a retained...

Canadian Program for the Export of Beef to the European Union: Understanding the benefits...

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs For cow-calf producers, farm profitability is dependent upon the financial return generated by calves at the time of...

More uniform calf crops: Shorter calving seasons can improve the bottom line

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca For many producers across Canada, calving season has just begun or will soon begin. For other producers this is the...

Proper Management Key To Minimize Risk Of Calf Scours

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Get cow-calf pairs out onto clean ground, such as fresh pasture, and give them as much space as possible....

Increasing cow/calf profitability using chaff and chaff/straw feedstuffs

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Background Collection, Handling and Feeding Chaff can be handled and collected in either of two ways. It can be collected and...

Top tips for a smooth calving season

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca The most important day of a calf’s life is the first one. There are some key factors that play...

Cow feeding economics for the 2019 winter

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry The two main factors to consider in developing feeding economies are price and availability of feed. High feed costs again in...

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...

Improving immune response in newborn calves

Source: Alberta Beef Producers “Characterization of Fcy (gamma) receptor II (CD32) on B lymphocytes and its role in modulation of antibody responses in neonates” Project No.:...

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...
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