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...

Use of waxy barley to reduce weathering losses in swathed annual forages

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives This article was originally published by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada written by Hushton Block, Research Scientistâ Beef Production Systems,...

Prevalence and lameness-associated risk factors in Alberta feedlot cattle

Source: Jessica Davis-Unger, Karen S G Schwartzkopf-Genswein, Ed A Pajor, Steve Hendrick, Sonia Marti, Craig Dorin, Karin Orsel, Prevalence and lameness-associated risk factors in...

The cattle cycle – global impacts and domestic indicators

Source: Canfax A cycle implies a series of events, regularly repeated in the same order. Between the double dip recession in 1980 and today, irregular...

Nitrogen grows grass: a look at how much N grasses really need

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Author: Christine O'Reilly, Forage and Grazing Specialist, OMAFRA Like Ontario, Finland's nitrogen fertility recommendations for grasses are...

Colostrum research shows scours-vaccinated cows produced insufficient antibody levels

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Independent researchers* recently measured colostrum from scours-vaccinated cows for general antibody levels needed to achieve successful passive transfer, plus for...

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...
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