Prevalence and lameness-associated risk factors in Alberta feedlot cattle

Source: Jessica Davis-Unger, Karen S G Schwartzkopf-Genswein, Ed A Pajor, Steve Hendrick, Sonia Marti, Craig Dorin, Karin Orsel, Prevalence and lameness-associated risk factors in...

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...

Nitrogen grows grass: a look at how much N grasses really need

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Author: Christine O'Reilly, Forage and Grazing Specialist, OMAFRA Like Ontario, Finland's nitrogen fertility recommendations for grasses are...

Colostrum research shows scours-vaccinated cows produced insufficient antibody levels

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Independent researchers* recently measured colostrum from scours-vaccinated cows for general antibody levels needed to achieve successful passive transfer, plus for...

Using genomics, metagenomics and epigenetics to identify key regulator genes to improve feed efficiency...

Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario Executive Summary This project seeks to improve the competitiveness of Canadian beef producers by significantly increasing selection efficiency combining the estimation of...

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,...

Treatment of corn with lactic acid or hydrochloric acid modulates the rumen and plasma...

Source: BMC Veterinary Research Abstract Background High-grain diets that meet the energy requirements of high-producing ruminants are associated with a high risk of rumen disorders. Mild acid...

How can live yeast visibly help reduce the impact of heat stress on beef...

In dairy cows, the impact of heat stress can be easily measured by its effects on milk production and through many physiological or behavioral...

Historical Evaluation of Yearling Grassers

Source: Canfax Research Services The Canadian beef production system with the majority of calves born over a relatively short period of time in the spring...

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...
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