Use of residual feed intake (RFI) to select breeding stock in forage-based beef cattle...

Source: University of Manitoba Team: Project Leader (Manitoba):  Dr. Kim Ominski, Dept. Animal Science, University of Manitoba Email: k_ominski@umanitoba.ca Co-Investigators: Karin Wittenberg (U of M), Gary Crow...

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...

Annual polycrop is compared to barley in a USask research study

Source: Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence, Lana Haight There has been a lot of “buzz” in the beef cattle industry surrounding the benefits of polycrops, says...

Feeding and metabolism trial to improve cattle performance

Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario Executive Summary This research project will provide comprehensive cow and progeny performance data on the practice of total confinement feeding of beef...

Effect of rest stop duration and quality during transport on cattle welfare

Source: Alberta Beef Producers PROJECT NO.: ANH.06.17 LEAD RESEARCHERS: Karen SchwartzkopfGenswein Ph.D. and Derek Haley Ph.D. COLLABORATORS: Karen SchwartzkopfGenswein Ph.D. (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Lethbridge), Derek Haley...

Carcass outcomes in beef cattle

Source: University of Manitoba Impact of cow-calf feeding and vaccination strategies Team: Project Lead: Dr. Kim Ominski, Dept. Animal Science, Email: kim.ominski@umanitoba.ca Co-Investigators: Fetal programming: Kimberly Vonnahme and Larry...

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...

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...

Assessing Colostrum quality and passive transfer using a vaccine challenge in cows fed differing...

Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario Executive Summary In the cow-calf industry, minimizing calf morbidity and mortality is key to maximizing growth and performance of the calf...

USask drinking water study shows beef cattle can tolerate high levels of sulphates

Source: Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Lana Haight Scientists at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) have published a study that shows beef cattle can tolerate...
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