Coping with hay shortages in beef cow wintering rations

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Christoph Wand - Beef Cattle, Sheep and Goat Nutritionist/OMAFRA Poor summer weather conditions and...

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...

Improving pain control during band castration

Source: Alberta Beef PROJECT NO.: CAAP-P074/2018R033R LEAD RESEARCHERS: Nick Allan (Chinook Contract Research) COLLABORATORS: Merle Olson, Barbara Olson, Denis Nagel (Solvet/Alberta Veterinary Laboratories); Brenda Ralston, Andrea Hansen...

The importance of pregnancy checking the cow herd

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Knowing which cows are pregnant can help with strategic selection of the herd. In a year where feed supplies are tight,...

Management tips

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Extremely low temperatures and wind can increase energy requirements 20-50%. Increase feed accordingly. Monitor body...

Cow-calf survey shows successful move to spring calving

Source: Western College of Veterinary Medicine Results of the Western Canadian Cow-Calf Surveillance Network study led by researchers at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine...

Managing cows before winter sets in

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry A look at some of the issues facing cow-calf producers as temperatures drop. “Feed quality and quantity in the province is...

Vaccinate your cow and protect your calves from scours

80% of calf mortality (from 0 to 21 days) is due to scours.1 But you can prevent it with vaccination. Take part in a...

Your Invited! Immunization Strategies To Manage The Risk Of Abortion In Beef Cows

When it comes to future productivity, there’s nothing more important than fetal protection. Take part in a free one-hour online webinar for producers with...

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...
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