Looking for extra forage

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Whenever there is a change in your livestock marketings resulting in increased inventories there will be...

Everything you need to know about electric fencing

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Introduction Building a good electric fence is like anything else, you get out what you put in. If you use...

Potential contribution of beef cattle to antimicrobial resistance

Source: Alberta Beef Producers “Surveillance of E. coli, enterococci, antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and Enterococcus species distribution in beef operations and associated environments” Project No.: FOS.10.13 Lead Researchers:...

Remote pasture water systems for livestock

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ In the past, livestock were turned out to summer pasture and allowed to walk through and drink from any slough,...

Moulds and mycotoxins – sampling feed to test for mycotoxins

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs What to sample for mycotoxins tests: If feeding a total mixed ration (TMR), sample it for...

Understanding dark cutters to reduce prevalence

Source: Albert Beef Producers Project No.: BQU.03.13 Lead ResearcherS: Heather Bruce, Ph.D., University of Alberta Other ResearcherS: Walter Dixon, Steve Miller, Graham Plastow (University of Alberta), John...

Handling Cattle

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Cattle Behaviour Effects of stress on cattle Reduced weight gain Poor reproductive performance Reduced ability to fight disease Temple Grandin says "Handling...
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