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...

Reducing feed cost of gain in the feedlot

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

Alternative feeds for beef cattle

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Straw Straw is a good alternative feed for beef cows when it is properly supplemented. See the beef section...

Managing pregnant heifers in the feedlot

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 3.3.5 On occasion, pregnant heifers may end up...

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...
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