Reducing feed cost of gain in the feedlot

Source: University of Minnesota Extension Alfredo DiCostanzo, Extension animal scientist and Hugh Chester-Jones, professor, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resource Sciences Quick facts You can...

Can prebiotics and probiotics help avoid respiratory disease and antimicrobial treatment in beef cattle?

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Researchers: Trevor Alexander PhD, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Karen Schwartzkopf-Genswein PhD, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada   Background  Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is among the most...

Beef cow rations and winter feeding guidelines

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Feeding beef cattle during Saskatchewan winters can be a challenging experience. Frame size, body condition, feed quality, types of feed and...

Matching cattle type and feedlot performance

Source: University of Minnesota Extension, Pete Anderson, former Extension beef cattle specialist Quick facts Starting weight and age greatly affect feed intakes. Large-framed cattle have more...

Prevalence and lameness-associated risk factors in Alberta feedlot cattle

Source: Jessica Davis-Unger, Karen S G Schwartzkopf-Genswein, Ed A Pajor, Steve Hendrick, Sonia Marti, Craig Dorin, Karin Orsel, Prevalence and lameness-associated risk factors in...

Housing requirements for backgrounding beef cattle

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Introduction Backgrounding refers to growing, feeding and managing steers and heifers from weaning until they enter the feedlot, where...

Outline of cattle welfare critical control points on feedlots, ranches, and stocker operations

Source: Grandin Livestock Handling Systems Beef Feedlot Heat Relief - Panting cattle are heat stressed. The need for shade or sprinklers will depend on the...

Feed options for holding feedlot cattle gain

Source: Government of Saskatchewan, Murray Feist, M.Sc., P.Ag., Provincial Livestock Specialist, Livestock Branch Placement of finished feedlot cattle to the packing industry has been significantly reduced...

Feeding distillers grains to beef cattle

Source: University of Minnesota Extension Alfredo DiCostanzo, Extension animal scientist Quick facts Distillers grains have 25 to 35 percent protein dry matter content. Always check and...

Transporting animals during cold weather

Source: Canadian Food Inspection Agency The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) reminds anyone involved in handling or transporting animals to take appropriate measures to protect...
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