Replacing barley grain with wheat and grain screenings in feedlot diets (Fact sheet B)

Source: Alberta Crop Industry Development Fund Project Title: Research support to the establishment of a NIR network and feeding practices that will lower feed costs and...

Managing Risk of Bovine Respiratory Disease

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 3.3.1 Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is a leading cause...

Taking Stock: Understanding Feed Inventories Now for Strategic Winter Feeding

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Understanding feed inventories in advance of winter feeding can help you anticipate any shortages and plan...

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;...

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...

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...

Valuing energy and protein in your livestock feeds

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestr Should I purchase feed for my livestock based on protein content or energy content? Depending on the type of animal you...

A Race to Lock in Feed Supplies

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...

Feedlot Profitability and the Cattle Cycle – CRS Fact Sheet sponsored by Merck Animal...

Source: Canadian Cattlemen's Assocation The cattle cycle is propelled by a free market profit cycle that begins with consumer preference for beef. In a free...

Feeding and caring for incoming feedlot cattle

Source: University of Minnesota Extension Hugh Chester-Jones, professor, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resource Sciences and Alfredo DiCostanzo, Extension animal scientist Quick facts Vaccinate, deworm,...
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