Evaluation of Distillers’ Grains from Ethanol Plants for Feedlot Cattle
Feedlot August 3, 2017
Source: Beef Cattle Research Council
Researchers: Wenzhu Yang, Tim McAllister, Karen Beauchemin, M.L. He (AAFC Lethbridge) and John McKinnon (University of Saskatchewan)
Rumen microbes convert dietary...
Facilities and Environment: Feedlot Water Supply
Feedlot July 20, 2017
Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry
Take Home Message
An ample supply of good quality water is essential to any livestock operation.
Water quantity is usually...
Using Distillers’ Grains in Feedlot Diets
Feedlot June 27, 2017
Project No.: 0007-105
Research Institutions: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, University of Saskatchewan
Lead Researchers: Dr. John McKinnon (U of S), Dr. Wenzhu Yang (AAFC Lethbridge), Dr....
Bale Grazing Beef Cows
Feedlot June 16, 2017
Feeding cows is expensive, time consuming, and challenging in poor weather. Keeping cows grazing longer in the fall reduces the amount of stored feed...
Canada’s feedlot sector in the West is growing
Feedlot May 24, 2017
The feedlot sector in the West is growing again, according to the Canfax annual demographic survey of finishing feedlots in Alberta and Saskatchewan with...
Cattle Handling in Feedlots
Feedlot May 9, 2017
The goal of people handling cattle (handlers) is to minimize the stress on their herds. Prolonged stress can make an animal prone to illness....
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