Extended grazing and extensive wintering project

Source: Manitoba Beef & Forage Initiatives Project Details At this Brookdale Research Field, MBFI is researching extended grazing strategies. This page provides information about this particular research...

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...

Managing outdoor confinement areas and livestock yards

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Christoph Wand - Beef Cattle, Sheep and Goat Nutritionist/OMAFRA; Peter Doris - Environmental...

Characterization of rumen microbial community shifts and methanogenesis during adaptation to monensin

Source: University of Manitoba Background: Globally, the largest biogenic source of methane (16 % of anthropogenic CH4 emissions) is associated with enteric fermentation in ruminant animals...

Enteric methane emissions in response to ruminal inoculation of Propionibacterium strains in beef cattle...

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Vyas, D., Alazzeh, A.Y., McGinn, S.M., McAllister, T.A., Harstad, O.M., Holo, H., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2016). "Enteric methane emissions in...

Do synthetic hormones used in beef production have environmental effects when excreted?

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Assessment of occurrence of synthetic hormones (melengestrol acetate and trenbolone acetate) and beta-agonist (ractopamine) in cattle operations and...

Identification of transmission of ratio distortion regions on the beef cattle genome and their...

Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario Executive Summary Although feed costs are a major factor influencing the profitability of beef production, successful reproduction in the cow-calf sector...

Impact of winter feeding and vaccination strategies on carcass outcomes in beef cattle

Source: Manitoba Beef & Forage Initiatives Project Details At this Johnson Research Field, MBFI is researching cow-calf nutrition and needle-free vaccination. This page provides information about this...

Molecular factors influencing maintenance energy requirements in mature beef cows

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: The Impact of Nutrition and Residual Feed Intake on Tissue and Molecular Characterization, Manipulation of Maintenance Energy Costs,...

Use of electric prods on cattle

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: C. Richardson and N. Noecker Electric prods are commonly used to move cattle into and through...
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