Growth Implants for Beef Cattle

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Growth promoting implants have been available for many years in several forms. The two major classes of implants...

Preconditioning cattle

Source: Alberta Cattle Feeders’ Association A preconditioned animal is a feeder calf that has been vaccinated, castrated, dehorned and weaned for 30-45 days prior to...

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...

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...

Producers Can Now Hay, Graze and Chop Cover Crops Anytime and Still Receive Full...

WASHINGTON, July 6, 2021 – Agricultural producers with crop insurance can hay, graze or chop cover crops for silage, haylage or baleage at any...

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...

Managing manure is key to minimizing pen dust

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Pen dust can be a significant issue for livestock welfare and worker health. ‘In Alberta, feedlot dust can develop during periods...

Moving to a higher grain diet?

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs With the recent push towards lighter carcasses, more marbling and earlier slaughter, the role of high...

Matching cattle type and feedlot performance

Source: University of Minnesota Extension, Pete Anderson, former Extension beef cattle specialist Quick facts Starting weight and age greatly affect feed intakes. Large-framed cattle have more...

Can corn help to extend winter grazing?

Source: University of Saskatchewan, Lana Haight Grazing pregnant cows in fields during the winter is not new in Western Canada, but no research has been...
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