Understanding pre-natal nutrition’s effect on the expression of genetic potential in beef cattle

Source: Government of Manitoba Cattle need good nutrition all year round, but of course there are times when they need more and better quality feedstuffs....

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 beta agonists as a growth promoting feed additive for finishing beef cattle

Source: University of Wisconsin, Amy E. Radunz State Beef Extension Specialist University of Wisconsin- Madison Growth promoters, such as implants and beta agonists, are available...

Wheat-based Distillers Dried Grains with Solubles for Growing and Finishing Cattle

.J. McKinnon and R. Beliveau Department of Animal & Poultry Science University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A8 Introduction Beef producers are hearing a lot about distillers’ dried...

Beef cattle water sulphate study shows more research is needed

Source: https://lfce.usask.ca/news/​, By Lana Haigh Saskatchewan has the benefit of having ample water available for cattle to drink, but much of that water has high...

Evaluating the impact of water quality for finishing beef cattle

Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario Executive Summary Dr. Ira Mandell University of Guelph Results Summary Three beef cattle growth performance studies were conducted comparing the Bauer Energy Design...

Are we making the right transport decisions?

Source: Alberta Beef Producers LEAD RESEARCHERS: Dr. Karen Schwartzkopf-Genswein (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada); Dr. Melissa Moggy (Alberta Farm Animal Care) COLLABORATORS: Dr. Claire Windeyer (University of...

Teaching Cattle to Eat Leafy Spurge

Source: Manitoba Beef & Forage Initiatives Project Details At this First Street Pasture, MBFI is researching how to teach cattle to eat leafy spurge. This page provides...

Increasing silage yield and quality

Source: Alberta Beef Producers PROJECT NO.: 0007-054 RESEARCH INSTITUTION: Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development Field Crop Development Center (FCDC) LEAD RESEARCHER: Dr. Pat Juskiw Background: Breeding work on cereal...

The “Pros” of Protein and the Merit of Methionine Supplementation in Late Pregnancy

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs The last trimester is a crucial period for the cow to maintain body condition and body...
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