Reproduction and calving management

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 4.2 The majority of beef cows calve without...

Tips For Starting Lightweight Calves On Feed

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Many cow-calf producers from B.C. through Ontario are planning to wean and sell their calves earlier this year. Others are reluctant to sell lightweight calves...

Cow-calf profitability calculator

Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario Accurate cost of production (COP) figures have been notoriously difficult to nail down for Ontario’s beef farmers. With the wide...

Benchmarking calving management practices on western Canada cow–calf operations

Source:  Translational Animal Science Jennifer M Pearson, Edmond A Pajor, Nigel A Caulkett, Michel Levy, John R Campbell, M Claire Windeyer, Benchmarking calving management practices...

Patience, Silence & Observation – Practical Tips To Reducing Stress When Handling Cattle

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Many farmers truly enjoy working cattle but for some producers (and perhaps their family members) sorting and processing cattle...

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...

Antimicrobial usage in western Canadian cow-calf herds

Source: U.S. National Library of Medicine Cheryl L. Waldner, Sarah Parker, Sheryl Gow, Devon J. Wilson, and John R. Campbell Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences Western College of...

Farm Business Management – The Economics of Creep Feeding

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Creep feeding beef calves on pasture is an option you may want to consider. In the past, the...

Farm Stewardship Program Supports Saskatchewan Cow-Calf Producers in Protecting Surface Water

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Today, the governments of Canada and Saskatchewan announced a new beneficial management practice (BMP) for cow-calf producers under the Farm...

COVID convinced farmers to sell directly to consumers, something they say they’ll keep doing

Patrick Cooley The Columbus Dispatch County Line Meats lost a large portion of its customer base when Ohio temporarily shuttered most restaurants in mid-March last year....
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