Better ways to use antibiotics

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry A recent session at the Canadian Beef Industry Conference discussed management strategies to reduce dependence on antibiotics. The Bov-Innovation 1.0 session...

Cattle feeders get serious about dust

Source: Alberta Cattle Feeders’ Association On February 11, the Alberta Cattle Feeders’ Association hosted an information session in Picture Butte, AB, about the challenges of dust...

Testing winter feed

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Testing feed allows producers to develop a strategy that ensures all cattle in the herd are fed to meet their...

Explaining growth promotants used in feedlot cattle

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Feed efficiency in cattle can make or break profitability in the feeding sector, and has environmental implications. The costs of...

Alternative feeds for beef cattle

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Background Lack of pasture and hay production in many parts of Ontario this summer has resulted in...

Feeding and caring for incoming feedlot cattle

Source: University of Minnesota Extension Quick facts Vaccinate, deworm, implant, eartag and weigh cattle within 72 hours from arrival. Use and clean receiving and sick...

Backgrounding Feeder Cattle Nutrition

Source: Government of Saskatchewan The primary objective of backgrounding is to ensure optimal growth and development of the muscle and frame of the calf, while...

Understanding dark cutters to reduce prevalence

Source: Albert Beef Producers Project No.: BQU.03.13 Lead ResearcherS: Heather Bruce, Ph.D., University of Alberta Other ResearcherS: Walter Dixon, Steve Miller, Graham Plastow (University of Alberta), John...

Evaluation of Distillers’ Grains from Ethanol Plants for Feedlot Cattle

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Researchers: Wenzhu Yang, Tim McAllister, Karen Beauchemin, M.L. He (AAFC Lethbridge) and John McKinnon (University of Saskatchewan) Background Rumen microbes convert dietary...

Lameness in Newly Arrived Feedlot Calves

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Investigating P3 Necrosis in Feedlot Cattle Researchers: Murray Jelinski, Ph.D. murray.jelinski@usask.ca Murray Jelinski Ph.D., John Campbell Ph.D., Chris Clark...
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