New drug protocol may reduce pain during castration

Source: Western College of Veterinary Medicine. Amanda Loeffen A Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) researcher and his team are looking into new options for pain...

Individual variation and repeatability of fibre digestibility, gas emissions and feed efficiency and in...

Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario Executive Summary The objectives of this project will help identify traits in the cow/calf industry associated with improved feed efficiency and...

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,...

Winter hardy alfalfa

Source: Alberta Beef Producers PROJECT NO.: FRG.02.15 LEAD RESEARCHER: Dr. Vern Baron (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada) COLLABORATORS: Darren Bruhjell, Dr. Mike Schellenberg, Dr. Annie Claessens, Dr. Annick...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Decision tool will help protect beef herds from Johne’s disease

Source: Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM), Lianne Price With the help of a new risk assessment tool, researchers at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine...

Best methods for pasture rejuvenation

Source: Alberta Beef Producers PROJECT NO.: FRG.13.15 LEAD RESEARCHER: Dr. Akim Omokanye (Peace Country Beef and Forage Association) COLLABORATORS: Liisa Vihvelin, Lekshmi Sreekumar (Peace Country Beef and...
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