Methane and carbon dioxide emissions from yearling beef heifers and mature cows classified for...

Source: Canadian Journal of Animal Science Abstract This study quantified methane (CH4) and carbon dioxide (CO2) production from beef heifers and cows classified for residual feed...

Assessment of grazing management on farm greenhouse gas intensity of beef production systems in...

Source: Government of Canada Citation Alemu, A.W., Janzen, H.H., Little, S., Hao, X.Y., Thompson, D.J., Baron, V., Iwaasa, A., Beauchemin, K.A., Kröbel, R., 2017. Assessment of...

Canadian cow-calf cost of production

Source: CanFax 2020 Results Executive summary The 2020 CDN COP Network is made up of 25 cow-calf and 3 dairy-beef production systems with 115 participants across Canada....

Benchmarking calving management practices on western Canada cow–calf operations

Source:  Translational Animal Science Jennifer M Pearson, Edmond A Pajor, Nigel A Caulkett, Michel Levy, John R Campbell, M Claire Windeyer, Benchmarking calving management practices...

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 of...

Antimicrobial usage in western Canadian cow-calf herds

Source: U.S. National Library of Medicine Cheryl L. Waldner, Sarah Parker, Sheryl Gow, Devon J. Wilson, and John R. Campbell Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences Western College of...

Fate of antibiotics on the farm

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Manure from beef and dairy operations is often stockpiled or composted to reduce its volume and stabilize nutrients before being...

Feeding moldy grain to cattle

Source: University of Minnesota Extension Alfredo DiCostanzo, Extension animal scientist and Michael Murphy, former professor, College of Veterinary Medicine Quick facts Mold can grow on grain...

Does protein supplementation for pregnant cows improve production?

Source: Alberta Beef Producers LEAD RESEARCHER: Dr. Greg Penner (University of Saskatchewan) COLLABORATORS: Dr. Katie Wood (University of Saskatchewan), Dr. Carolyn Fitzsimmons (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada),...

Livestock-handling assessments to improve the welfare of cattle, pigs and sheep

Source: Temple Grandin, Department of Animal Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA. Email: cheryl.miller@colostate.edu Abstract Assessing animal welfare during handling for veterinary procedures or...
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