Optimizing feed and forage quality

Source: University of Manitoba BENEFICIAL MANAGEMENT PRACTICE (BMP) FOR GREENHOUSE GAS MITIGATION BACKGROUND  Enteric methane is produced by microbes during digestion of feed in the rumen...

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...

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...

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...

E-beam treatment to improve beef safety

Source: Project Title: Use of Low Dose e-Beam Irradiation to Reduce E. coli 0157:H7, Non-0157 (VTEC) E. coli and Salmonella Viability on Meat Surfaces Researchers: Richard Holley, Ph.D....

Modeling heterotic effects in beef cattle using genome-wide SNP-marker genotypes

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Akanno, E.C., Abo-Ismail, M.K., Chen, L., Crowley, J.J., Wang, Z., Li, C., Basarab, J.A., MacNeil, M.D., Plastow, G.S. (2018). Modeling...

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...

Micro Aid Liquid for Waste Management Problems

Download the complete Article Micro-Aid® Liquid has been university researched and commercially proven as being effective in controlling noxious gasses (e.g. – ammonia, hydrogen sulfide...

Identifying causal mutations associated with bull and cow fertility and how they link to...

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Identification of causal mutations located in distortion regions in beef cattle genome associated with bull and cow fertility and...

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...
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