Feeding and metabolism trial to improve cattle performance

Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario Executive Summary This research project will provide comprehensive cow and progeny performance data on the practice of total confinement feeding of beef...

Effect of rest stop duration and quality during transport on cattle welfare

Source: Alberta Beef Producers PROJECT NO.: ANH.06.17 LEAD RESEARCHERS: Karen SchwartzkopfGenswein Ph.D. and Derek Haley Ph.D. COLLABORATORS: Karen SchwartzkopfGenswein Ph.D. (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Lethbridge), Derek Haley...

Carcass outcomes in beef cattle

Source: University of Manitoba Impact of cow-calf feeding and vaccination strategies Team: Project Lead: Dr. Kim Ominski, Dept. Animal Science, Email: kim.ominski@umanitoba.ca Co-Investigators: Fetal programming: Kimberly Vonnahme and Larry...

Effect of Weight at Turn-Out to Pasture on Average Daily Gain

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Producers whom background cattle on pasture typically expect their animals to deliver good performance through high average daily...

Performance Trace Minerals Improve Embryonic Survival and Beef Cattle Reproduction

Source: Written by Dr. Jason Russell, Beef Nutritionist, Zinpro Corporation Evaluating Zinpro’s historical data, one can see consistent results across multiple studies showing improvements in...

Assessing Colostrum quality and passive transfer using a vaccine challenge in cows fed differing...

Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario Executive Summary In the cow-calf industry, minimizing calf morbidity and mortality is key to maximizing growth and performance of the calf...

USask drinking water study shows beef cattle can tolerate high levels of sulphates

Source: Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Lana Haight Scientists at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) have published a study that shows beef cattle can tolerate...

The importance of trace minerals

Source: Alberta Beef Producers “Optimizing calving outcomes in cow-calf herds through more effective management of micronutrient supplementation programs.” Project No.: ANH.10.14 Lead Researchers: Dr. Cheryl Waldner (Western...

The economics of preg-checking

Source: Canfax Research Services, A Division of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association As cow-calf margins tighten, producers are looking for ways to cut costs to support margins....

Environmental Value of Ontario Beef Production and Agricultural Grasslands

Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario Executive Summary Many consumers want transparent information about where their food comes from and the impacts that food production has on...
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