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...

Prevalence of Clostridium difficile in beef cattle

Source: Alberta Beef Producers PROJECT NO.: 0008-014 RESEARCH INSTITUTION: University of Guelph LEAD RESEARCHER: Dr. Scott Weese Background: Clostridium difficile is a bacterium that can cause diarrhea and other...

Dual purpose value of perennial forage grain for food and feed focus of a...

Source: University of Manitoba This National Centre for Livestock and the Environment project was featured in the February edition of Cattle Country, a free publication of...

Economic and environmental impacts associated with removal of performance-enhancing technologies in the Canadian beef...

Source: Beef Cattle Research Coucil Research in progress Project Title: Economic and environmental impacts associated with removal of productivity- enhancing technologies in the Canadian beef cattle industry Researchers: Tim McAllister,...

Optimizing feed and forage quality

Source: University of Manitoba BENEFICIAL MANAGEMENT PRACTICE (BMP) FOR GREENHOUSE GAS MITIGATION BACKGROUND  Enteric methane is produced by microbes during digestion of feed in the rumen...

Feeding and metabolism trial to improve cattle performance

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

University of Manitoba on-farm study: flowering habitats for pollinators and natural enemies of pests

Source: Manitoba Beef and Forage Initiatives Pollinators and natural enemies of pests may improve the health of agroecosystems. Have you considered practices to enhance them...

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...
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