Stockpiling perennial forages for fall and winter beef cow grazing

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs FactSheet written by: Jim Johnston - Forage and Sheep Researcher/New Liskeard Agricultural Research Station, University of Guelph;...

Do DDGS affect feedlot cattle health?

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Effect of Alternative Feeding Dried Distillers Grains on Animal Health in Feedlot Cattle Researchers: Steve Hendrick, Ph.D. steve.hendrick@usask.ca Steve...

Effective fibre – Does it have a role in feedlot rations?

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Today's feedlot rations often contain a high inclusion of grains and grain byproducts with some level of roughage...

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...

Studying unusual feedlot mortalities

Source: Alberta Beef Producers Project No.: 0005-019 Research Institution: University of Calgary (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine) Lead Researcher: Dr. Eugene Janzen “Pathological Examination of Three Selected Syndromes of...

Faba beans as protein in livestock feed

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Anita Heeg, Feed Ingredients and By Products Specialist With many feed ingredients available...

Understanding the Cattle Market Sliding Scale

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Introduction A cattle feeder should be able to answer these three questions: 1) when will the cattle “finish”, 2) what is...

Beef: Turn Corn Stover to Low Cost Pasture

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Corn stover can provide a low cost feed source for mid-gestation beef cows. The energy in...

Minimizing excessive pen dust

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry This factsheet looks at ways that feedlot operations can reduce the dust that can cause animal health and performance issues. Feedlot...

Feedlot health: receiving, respiratory disease and bloat

Source: University of Minnesota Quick facts Ideally, all calves entering a feedlot should be low risk and preconditioned. Getting newly arrived animals to eat and...
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