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...

A Fresh Look At Preconditioning Beef Calves

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...

Potential contribution of beef cattle to antimicrobial resistance

Source: Alberta Beef Producers “Surveillance of E. coli, enterococci, antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and Enterococcus species distribution in beef operations and associated environments” Project No.: FOS.10.13 Lead Researchers:...

Wheat-based Distiller’s Dried Grains with Solubles for Growing and Finishing Cattle

Source: Sustainable Beef Systems Research Group, www.usask.ca/beefresearch/ , J.J. McKinnon and R. Beliveau Department of Animal & Poultry Science University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A8  Introduction Beef producers are...

Backgrounding beef cattle health programs

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Backgrounding is a commercial feeding enterprise in which recently weaned calves are grown to yearling feeder cattle weight,...

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...

Alternative feeds for beef cattle

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Straw Straw is a good alternative feed for beef cows when it is properly supplemented. See the beef section...

Antimicrobial resistance on arrival

Source: Alberta Beef Producers “A cross-sectional survey of cattle on entry to Alberta feedlots to measure prevalence and factors associated with antimicrobial resistance in respiratory...

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...

Overcoming RFID Ear Tag Readability Challenges

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Traceability is generally defined as the ability to follow the movement of an animal or food product through specified stages...
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