Using genomics, metagenomics and epigenetics to identify key regulator genes to improve feed efficiency...

Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario Executive Summary This project seeks to improve the competitiveness of Canadian beef producers by significantly increasing selection efficiency combining the estimation of...

Plasma concentrations of eleven cannabinoids in cattle following oral administration of industrial hemp (Cannabis...

Source: Scientific Reports https://rdcu.be/b611U Abstract Cannabinoid production for medicinal purposes has renewed interest in utilizing byproducts of industrial hemp (IH) as a feed source for livestock. However,...

Treatment of corn with lactic acid or hydrochloric acid modulates the rumen and plasma...

Source: BMC Veterinary Research Abstract Background High-grain diets that meet the energy requirements of high-producing ruminants are associated with a high risk of rumen disorders. Mild acid...

How can live yeast visibly help reduce the impact of heat stress on beef...

In dairy cows, the impact of heat stress can be easily measured by its effects on milk production and through many physiological or behavioral...

Historical Evaluation of Yearling Grassers

Source: Canfax Research Services The Canadian beef production system with the majority of calves born over a relatively short period of time in the spring...

Identification of transmission of ratio distortion regions on the beef cattle genome and their...

Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario Executive Summary Although feed costs are a major factor influencing the profitability of beef production, successful reproduction in the cow-calf sector...

Can cinnamaldehyde prevent steers from dropping feed intake when animals are stressed?

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Dr. Wenzhu Yang of AAFC’s Lethbridge Research Centre is investigating the use of cinnamaldehyde, a plant essential oil from...

Use of residual feed intake (RFI) to select breeding stock in forage-based beef cattle...

Source: University of Manitoba Team: Project Leader (Manitoba):  Dr. Kim Ominski, Dept. Animal Science, University of Manitoba Email: k_ominski@umanitoba.ca Co-Investigators: Karin Wittenberg (U of M), Gary Crow...

Birth delivery method affects expression of immune genes in lung and jejunum tissue of...

Source: BMC Veterinary Research, Carla Surlis, Keelan McNamara, Eoin O’Hara, Sinead Waters, Marijke Beltman, Joseph Cassidy and, David Kenny Background Caesarean section is a routine veterinary obstetrical procedure employed to alleviate dystocia in cattle. However, CS, particularly before the onset...

Annual polycrop is compared to barley in a USask research study

Source: Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence, Lana Haight There has been a lot of “buzz” in the beef cattle industry surrounding the benefits of polycrops, says...
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