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...

New research shows shrinking “water footprint” of Canadian beef production

Source: National Cattle Feeders' Association Canada’s beef industry has dramatically reduced its water footprint over the past several decades, and that trend is expected to...

Effects of Feeding Finishing Cattle Essential Oils And/Or Organic Acid: Growth Performance, Meat Quality,...

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Introduction An alternative approach to feeding cattle with antibiotics is to replace antibiotics with other feed ingredients that have...

The cattle cycle – global impacts and domestic indicators

Source: Canfax A cycle implies a series of events, regularly repeated in the same order. Between the double dip recession in 1980 and today, irregular...

Improved forage oats

Source: Alberta Beef Producers Project No.: 0009-027 Research Institution: University of Saskatchewan Lead Researcher: Bruce Coulman Background: Barley and oats are important annual forage crops used in western Canada...

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...

Effect of winter feeding systems on beef cow performance and feed site soil nutrients

Source: University of Saskatchewan, Sustainable Beef Systems Research Group, H.A. (Bart) Lardner, P. Jungnitsch, J.J. Schoenau, T. Highmoor Western Beef Development Centre Termuende Research Ranch, Lanigan,...

Alternative Forages and Sample Wintering Rations for Beef Cows

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Christoph Wand - Livestock Sustainability Specialist/OMAFRA; Anita Heeg - Feed Ingredients and By-products Specialist/OMAFRA The Cow Nutrition...

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...

Hormone hearsay

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca When it comes to the use of hormones in beef cattle, sometimes there are more questions than answers. Reynold Bergen,...
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