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...

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...

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...
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