Feed analysis reports explained

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Anita Heeg - Feed Ingredients and By-products Specialist/OMAFRA Laboratory analyses of feeds provide the best indication...

Evonik announces new Canadian distribution agreement for dairy feed additive

Evonik and Halchemix Canada are pleased to announce the launch of a strategic partnership for the promotion of Evonik’s rumen-protected methionine product Mepron® in...

Innovative feeding and best management practices for the very young dairy calf to improve...

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada Principal Investigator: DEREK HALEY University of Guelph COLLABORATORS: Jeff Rushen, Anne Marie de Passillé University of British Columbia Elsa Vasseur McGill...

Non-fibre carbohydrates in dairy diets

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives Most feed analysis labs now routinely report nonfibre carbohydrate (NFC) levels, also commonly known as nonstructural carbohydrates (NSC). The...

Leading-edge tools help producers win the battle with mycotoxins

A sharp rise in attention to feed quality threats such as mycotoxins has put the Midwest U.S. and other key livestock production regions on...

Faba beans as protein in livestock feed

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Anita Heeg, Feed Ingredients and By Products Specialist With many feed ingredients available to producers,...

BIOMMIN releases results from its Global Mycotoxin Survey

Source: BIOMIN new release Mycotoxin-related threats to the health and performance of farm animals continue to pose a challenge to the industry, according to the...

Effect of grain source on the requirements of dairy cows for physically effective fibre

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Wen Yang and Karen Beauchemin • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Research Center, Lethbridge, Alberta Take home message The physical effectiveness factor (pef)...

Starting calves on dry feed

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives Calf-raising is an essential part of a dairy operation. The primary goals during the early weeks of a calf's...

Dietary phosphorus in dairy cattle – how to manage nutrients and protect the environment

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affair Fact Sheet written by: Jodi Calberry - Program Assistant/OMAFRA Background The livestock industry is facing a number of environmental challenges...