Stockpiling perennial forages for fall and winter beef cow grazing

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs FactSheet written by: Jim Johnston - Forage and Sheep Researcher/New Liskeard Agricultural Research Station, University of Guelph;...

Growth implants for beef cattle

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Growth promoting implants have been available for many years in several forms. The two major classes of implants...

Management strategies for cattle during dry conditions

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ During dry conditions, the objective for cattle producers is to “buy feeding days” of forages and/or grazing while maintaining a...

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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