Matching cattle type and feedlot performance
Feedlot November 2, 2020
Source: University of Minnesota Extension, Pete Anderson, former Extension beef cattle specialist
Starting weight and age greatly affect feed intakes.
Large-framed cattle have more...
Prevalence and lameness-associated risk factors in Alberta feedlot cattle
Feedlot Technical Papers October 26, 2020
Source: Jessica Davis-Unger, Karen S G Schwartzkopf-Genswein, Ed A Pajor, Steve Hendrick, Sonia Marti, Craig Dorin, Karin Orsel, Prevalence and lameness-associated risk factors in...
Housing requirements for backgrounding beef cattle
Feedlot October 21, 2020
Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
Backgrounding refers to growing, feeding and managing steers and heifers from weaning until they enter the feedlot, where...
Outline of cattle welfare critical control points on feedlots, ranches, and stocker operations
Feedlot October 15, 2020
Source: Grandin Livestock Handling Systems
Heat Relief - Panting cattle are heat stressed. The need for shade or sprinklers will depend on the...
Feed options for holding feedlot cattle gain
Feedlot October 8, 2020
Source: Government of Saskatchewan, Murray Feist, M.Sc., P.Ag., Provincial Livestock Specialist, Livestock Branch
Placement of finished feedlot cattle to the packing industry has been significantly reduced...
Feeding distillers grains to beef cattle
Feedlot September 28, 2020
Source: University of Minnesota Extension
Alfredo DiCostanzo, Extension animal scientist
Distillers grains have 25 to 35 percent protein dry matter content.
Always check and...
Transporting animals during cold weather
Feedlot September 21, 2020
Source: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) reminds anyone involved in handling or transporting animals to take appropriate measures to protect...
Improving efficiencies in a feedlot feeding program
Feedlot September 10, 2020
Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
Looking for opportunities for production efficiencies on-farm is an important aspect of improving your bottom line....
Rations for finishing beef cattle
Feedlot September 8, 2020
Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives
Rations for finishing beef cattle are high energy rations designed to put gain on as rapidly and efficiently...
Minimizing excessive pen dust
Feedlot August 31, 2020
Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry
This factsheet looks at ways that feedlot operations can reduce the dust that can cause animal health and performance issues.
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