Residual Feed Intake Is a Profitable Trait for Selection

Source: Dairy Research and Extension Consortium of Alberta, Dr. Zhiquan Wang, University of Alberta DRECA Dairy Research Summary Why is this important? Feed costs represent a large proportion of...

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...

Canadian Bio-Systems launches new feed science platforms

Source: Canadian Bio-Systems news release Canadian Bio-Systems Inc. (CBS Inc.) has launched the main phase rollout of its new Feed Science Platforms, offering a comprehensive...

Molds and mycotoxins – effects of moldy feed and mycotoxins on cattle

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs "Differences of opinion exist regarding the role of molds and mycotoxins in livestock problems basically because...

Forage testing is important

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Do you test your forages each year? Knowing the nutritional value of your hay or haylage...

Full-fat Soybeans for livestock

Source: Government of New Brunswick, Murray Snowdon Many soybeans grown today are fed to livestock as full-fat beans. This is a change from the traditional practice...

Determining Relative Feed Value

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Relative Feed Value - A Tool for Determining Alfalfa Quality The Concept of Relative Feed Value Feed value is an important factor when...

Wisconsin dairies realize impressive increases in efficiency and production with canola meal

Source: Canola Council of Canada Canola meal continues to demonstrate its value for dairy producers, with on-farm trials resulting in 2 to 3.5 more litres...

Feeding Dry Cows A Single TMR Could Be Enough

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Pennsylvania State University researchers have been examining the traditional approach of feeding dry cows in two...

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)...
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