Managing heat stress in fed cattle

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: D. Martin – Beef Feedlot Specialist/OMAFRA; N. Noecker – Beef Cow/Calf Specialist/OMARA During the summer months,...

Improving Environmental Performance And Bottom Lines

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca, On Earth Day, Canadians and people all over the world celebrate the positive impacts they can have on the...

Minerals, vitamins and macrominerals for beef cattle

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Mineral Requirements for animals Mineral requirements are based on the type, weight and age, as well as the rate of performance (weight gain,...

Nutritional disorders associated with high energy feeding

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the care and handling of Beef Cattle – Section 3.3.3 Nutritional disorders associated with high...

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...

Feeding cattle beyond optimum market weight and finish

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: T. Hamilton and B. Pogue Introduction When market prices are low, cattle feeders are sometimes tempted to...

Alternative Feeds: New Web Page

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca, On most cattle operations, feed represents the largest single variable input cost. Livestock producers continually examine ways to reduce...

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...

Testing for antimicrobial resistance in the feedlot

Source: Alberta Beef Producers “Assessment of feedlot cattle respiratory pathogens’ antibiotic sensitivity and development of a screening management tool for industry implementation.” Lead Researcher: Praseeda Ajitkumar...
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