U.C. Davis find feeding low amounts of seaweed to cattle reduces methane emissions 80%

The Guardian reports: Feeding seaweed to cows is a viable long-term method to reduce the emission of planet-heating gases from their burps and flatulence, scientists...

Decision tool will help protect beef herds from Johne’s disease

Source: Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM), Lianne Price With the help of a new risk assessment tool, researchers at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine...

Optimizing feed and forage quality

Source: University of Manitoba BACKGROUND Enteric methane is produced by microbes during digestion of feed in the rumen of cattle. Between 2 and 11% of...

Bale and Silage Wrap from Inexpensive and Robust Biomaterials

Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario Executive Summary Ontario farms produce 6,912 tonnes/year of plastic waste. LDPE plastic waste accounts for 3,510 tonnes/year, 80% of which derives...

USask researchers put forages to the test in intensive grazing trial

Source: University of Saskatchewan, Lana Haight A University of Saskatchewan graduate student is combining her love of cattle and her keen interest in forages as she seeks...

Beef Herd Management Systems Research Results

The cow-calf industry is characterized by a unique combination of variation and tradition. Wide variety is found in the breeds, people and scale of...

Novel feed ingredient enables significant reduction of methane emissions in beef cattle

A 2-year large-scale trial in beef cattle in Alberta, Canada has successfully demonstrated that a novel feed ingredient, developed by Royal DSM, can be...

USask team tests new triticale variety as potential silage

Source: University of Saskatchewan, Lana Haight Cattle producers looking for silage to rotate with barley may want to consider a newer variety of triticale, according...

Distinct correlations between lipogenic gene expression and fatty acid composition of subcutaneous fat among...

Source: BMC Veterinary Research Abstract Background The fatty acid (FA) composition of adipose tissue influences the nutritional quality of meat products. The unsaturation level of FAs is...

Can prebiotics and probiotics help avoid respiratory disease and antimicrobial treatment in beef cattle?

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Researchers: Trevor Alexander PhD, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Karen Schwartzkopf-Genswein PhD, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada   Background  Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is among the most...
Translate Web in Your Language »