Faba beans as protein in livestock feed

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Anita Heeg, Feed Ingredients and By Products Specialist With many feed ingredients available...

Matching cattle type and feedlot performance

Source: University of Minnesoda Quick facts Starting weight and age greatly affect feed intakes. Large-framed cattle have more efficient gains because they are less mature than small-framed...

Strategies to enhance the use of wheat grain in feedlot diets

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Further strategies to enhance the use of wheat grain in feedlot diets. Researchers: Tim McAllister, Ph.D. and Pierre Hucl...

Valuing management in calves prior to feedlot arrival

Source: Alberta Beef Producers PROJECT NO.: ANH.12.18 LEAD RESEARCHERS: Dr. Cheryl Waldner (Western College of Veterinary Medicine) COLLABORATORS: John Campbell, Nathan Erickson (Western College of Veterinary Medicine) Background: Bovine...

Meeting water needs for winter grazing

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Late season and winter grazing can reduce your feed costs. Stockpiled forage makes good late season...

Straw as a roughage source for beef cattle

Source: Source: Government of Saskatchewan The nutrients contained in roughage are determined by their stage of maturity at harvest. Generally, the earlier the stage of harvest,...

Feedlot lameness

Source: Alberta Beef Producers Project No.: 0011-008 Lead Researchers: Dr. Karen Schwartzkopf-Genswein (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge) Collaborators: Dr. Eugene Janzen, Dr. Karin Orsel, Dr. Ed Pajor...

Effects of feeding ethanol byproducts on manure nutrient levels

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Evaluation of Distillers’ Grains from Ethanol Plants for Feedlot Cattle Researchers: Wenzhu Yang yangw@agr.gc.ca Tim McAllister, Karen Beauchemin, Darryl Gibb (AAFC Lethbridge)...

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...

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...
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