Producers Can Now Hay, Graze and Chop Cover Crops Anytime and Still Receive Full...
Feed Feedlot July 8, 2021
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2021 – Agricultural producers with crop insurance can hay, graze or chop cover crops for silage, haylage or baleage at any...
A Race to Lock in Feed Supplies
Beef News Feedlot July 8, 2021
7/5/2021 | 12:10 PM CDT
As drought worsens, emergency measures are taking place, and cattle producers have begun to ship in hay to survive. (DTN/Progressive...
Managing manure is key to minimizing pen dust
Featured Beef News Feedlot May 31, 2021
Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry
Pen dust can be a significant issue for livestock welfare and worker health.
‘In Alberta, feedlot dust can develop during periods...
Moving to a higher grain diet?
Feedlot May 26, 2021
Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
With the recent push towards lighter carcasses, more marbling and earlier slaughter, the role of high...
Matching cattle type and feedlot performance
Feedlot May 14, 2021
Source: University of Minnesota Extension, Pete Anderson, former Extension beef cattle specialist
Starting weight and age greatly affect feed intakes.
Large-framed cattle have more...
Can corn help to extend winter grazing?
Feedlot March 25, 2021
Source: University of Saskatchewan, Lana Haight
Grazing pregnant cows in fields during the winter is not new in Western Canada, but no research has been...
Feedlot January 28, 2021
Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 3.3.2
There are multiple causes of lameness...
Preconditioning Cattle Reduces Weaning Stress, Improves Feedlot Performance
Featured Beef News Feedlot January 6, 2021
Weaning is the most stressful time in a beef calf’s life. At this time, calves are being separated from their dams, and may be...
A Fresh Look At Preconditioning Beef Calves
Feedlot December 22, 2020
Source: Alberta Farm Animal Care
by: Dr. Karin Orsel, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary
Bovine respiratory disease (BRD), accounts for most of the disease...
Novel feed ingredient enables significant reduction of methane emissions in beef cattle
Feedlot Technical Papers December 16, 2020
A 2-year large-scale trial in beef cattle in Alberta, Canada has successfully demonstrated that a novel feed ingredient, developed by Royal DSM, can be...
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