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...

Colostrum management

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 4.2.1 Colostrum has an important influence on the...

Feeding beef cattle

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Supplementing Pasture with Alternate Grazing The first problem producers usually face in a dry year is lack of pasture. If there is...

Make or break: cow nutrition pre and post calving

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Beef cows need little babying. There is one exception that cannot be overlooked! That is the period prior...

Early weaning of calves an option during periods of drought and excess moisture

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Beef cows are amazing mothers, especially during periods of drought or excess moisture when pasture quality and/or quantity...

Rations for backgrounding calves

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Beef calves are backgrounded to grow out and prepare for high energy feedlot rations or for grassing programs...

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....
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