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Source: Government of Saskatchewan Livestock's nutrient requirements vary with age, size and level of production and reproduction. Nutrient use is most efficient when the nutrient supply in the diet is in balance with the nutrient requirements of the animals. The nutrient...
Source: Olds College In beef cattle production, feed costs constitute a substantial portion of expenses accounting for up to 70 per cent of the total operational costs. This can significantly impact a farmer's bottom line. As feed costs fluctuate with...
Source: Government of Alberta Feed barley prices have been slipping lower despite the dry conditions across much of Alberta, B.C. and Saskatchewan. “Barley is the feed grain of choice for most Alberta cattle feeders,” says Neil Blue, provincial crops market analyst...
Source: University of Minnesota Extension Quick facts Forage sampling is important to maximize forage utilization and animal performance. Ideally forages should be sampled soon after harvest as well as prior to feeding. Visual assessments should be used along with forage...
Source: Government of Alberta “As winter begins, cattle and sheep producers are reassessing their forage needs and sources to ensure that they have adequate feed for the winter-feeding period,” says Neil Blue, provincial crops market analyst with the Alberta government. Although...
Preliminary samples show significant contaminants requiring mitigation. Incidence and levels expected to increase as testing continues. Preliminary data collected from post-harvest grain samples has confirmed a substantial risk of mycotoxins threatening feed quality in key growing areas of Canada and...
Source: Pennsylvania State University Providing proper nutrition to your market steer is very important for that steer to reach its full potential at the market steer show. Making sure that the steer receives appropriate protein, energy, and minerals allows the...
Don’t risk your investment and profits when the stakes are high, say feed quality experts. Taking steps to protect feed from contaminants is advised for livestock farmers and feed mills post this year’s harvest, say feed quality experts. This is especially...
CBS Bio Platforms is introducing new feed ingredient bags for the complete lineup of signature Feed Science Platforms (FSPs). Global distribution has steadily increased for CBS Bio Platforms, as the company has posted multiple consecutive years of record sales and...
Source: University of Saskatchewan, Brooke Kleiboer  Instead of having discarded canola go to waste, University of Saskatchewan (USask) graduate student Erika Cornand is leading an investigation into if these leftovers can be used as a diet supplement for pregnant cows to...
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