Moulds and Mycotoxins – Sampling Feed to Test for Mycotoxins

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs What to sample for mycotoxins tests: If feeding a total mixed ration (TMR), sample it for mycotoxins...

Byproducts of ethanol fuel production as feeds

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives Distillers Grains and Thin Stillage With increased production of ethanol fuel from cereal grains, a greater availability of distillers grains...

Canadian government addresses feed industry irritants in regulatory review

Source: Animal Nutrition Association of Canada Longstanding feed industry irritants related to the outdated Feeds Regulations and the onerous feed authorization process were among the...

Potential Feeding Challenges That May Arise from Dry Weather Conditions

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Managing your feed supply can be a challenge any year, but can prove especially problematic during...

Feeding first calf heifers

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives First calf heifers need special attention at feeding time. Here’s why! Heifers are still growing (100-150 lbs during each...

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)...

Government of Canada invests in innovation to support the food sector

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Canada’s agri-food industry continues to diversify to meet the changing needs of Canadians and those around the world. Research is...

Use of commodity ingredients for dairy cattle

Source:  PennState Extension Explore ingredient storage, nutrient composition and variability, and considerations for managing a commodity-based feeding system. Introduction Expanding herd sizes have allowed dairy producers to...

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...

Total mixed rations for dairy cows

Source: PennState Extension Total mixed rations help dairy cows achieve maximum performance and are the most common method for feeding high producing, indoor-housed dairy cows...
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