Water

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 2.2 Cattle need access to water of adequate...

Feeding high-grain rations to feedlot cattle

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Least cost-formulation of rations is dependent on commodity pricing and availability, which means that ingredients will...

Research leading to new information on feedlot ammonia emissions

Source: Meristem Land and Science, www.meristem.com It's new thinking on measuring, mitigating and managing emissions. Innovative research is reshaping what is known about ammonia and related emissions...

New video: What beef producers need to know about environmental footprint

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca More than most livestock, beef cattle production takes place in the natural environment. Those who live in rural areas and spend...

Support for growth in Alberta’s livestock sector

Source: Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Changes are being made to Alberta’s Feeder Association Loan Guarantee Program to help support competitiveness and growth in Alberta’s livestock...

Feeding livestock during feed shortages

Source: Government of Saskatchewan When faced with a shortage of feed, you often can still maintain your livestock herd. You may have to use feeds...

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...

Wood Chip vs. Barley Straw Livestock Bedding: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Researchers Share Findings...

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Ask some prairie feedlot operators, and they will tell you that providing bedding material for cattle during the winter months...

Guest Article: Corn or Barley for Feeding Steers?

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Introduction The influence of grain type (barley versus corn) on carcass merit and meat quality has become...

A closer look at monensin inclusion levels in feedlot diets

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs The use of monensin is a commonly used in feedlot diets in Canada to stabilize dry matter...
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