Defining the Environmental Hoofprint of Canadian Beef Production

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Defining the Environmental Footprint of Canadian Beef Production Researchers: Tim McAllister, Ph.D. and Karen Beauchemin, Ph.D, Getahun Legesse, Ph.D. and...

Castration of Calves

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs FACTSHEET written by: Dr. Neil Anderson - Lead Veterinarian, Disease Prevention (Runinants)/OMAFRA Castration Defined Castration of a bull (male)...

How the calf’s innate immune response affects the development of Mycoplasma bovis pneumonia in...

Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario Executive Summary The patterns of respiratory disease in beef cattle have changed in the past 15 years. Mycoplasma bovis has emerged...

Feed Efficiency on Pasture

Source: Alberta Beef Producers Project No.: 0010-002 Lead Researcher: Dr. John Basarab (AB Agriculture and Forestry) & Dr. Kim Ominski (University of MB) Collaborators: Dr. Vern Baron,...

More efficient Canadian beef production equals lower water use intensity

Source: University of Manitoba Canadian beef producers have reduced water use by 17% per unit of beef over the past three decades. This simple statement reflects...

Prevalence of Toe Tip Necrosis

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Investigating P3 Necrosis in Feedlot Cattle Researchers: Murray Jelinski DVM, John Campbell DVM, Chris Clark DVM, and Gregg Adams...

CHEMICAL PASTE DISBUDDING FACT SHEET

Source: Alberta Farm Animal Care A Fact Sheet for the Canadian Beef Industry Dr. Melissa Moggy Purpose of Disbudding All breeds of cattle are either naturally horned...

Evaluating the Impact of Water Quality for Finishing Beef Cattle

Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario Executive Summary The project will evaluate the effects of water quality on growth performance, carcass characteristic and methane production for finishing...

Does Protein Supplementation for Pregnant Cows Improve Production?

Source: Alberta Beef Producers “Does providing additional protein in late gestation reduce protein catabolism and improve cow and calf performance?” Project No.: ANH.11.14 Lead Researcher: Dr. Greg...

Improved swath grazing through new annual forage varieties and grazing management

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Innovative Swath Grazing/Increasing Forage Research Capacity Researchers: Vern Baron, Ph.D. and Raquel R. Doce, Ph.D. (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada), John Basarab,...
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