Annual forages for grazing, silage or greenfeed

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Annual forages are a flexible alternative for producers who feel they may be short of pasture forage or want to...

Early pair housing increases solid feed intake and weight gains in dairy calves

Source: Journal of Dairy Science,  J.H.C.Costa, R.K.Meagher, M.A.G.von Keyserlingk, D.M.Weary Abstract Dairy calves have traditionally been kept in individual pens throughout the milk-feeding period. Social rearing is associated with...

Dairy Focus: Use Feed Strategies to Optimize Profits

Source: NDSU Extension Service, By J.W. Schroeder, Dairy Specialist Dairy producers have more than one way to feed a cow. This final article in a series focusing on...

Feed delivery method affects the learning of feeding and competitive behaviour in dairy heifers

Source: Journal of Dairy Science Several studies have shown that adult dairy cows can display undesirable behaviour at feeding time. This includes sorting their feed (resulting...

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...

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...

Lower pregnancy losses in lactating dairy cows fed a ration containing flaxseed

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Fatty acids can help improve energy balance and enhance reproduction Due to their caloric density, dietary fats may reduce the harmful...

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...

Hoof Health and Nutrition

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives Many factors affect the health of your cows feet. Management factors such as providing a well drained environment, adequate...

ANAC meets with international feed community at 13th IFRM

Source: ANAC ANAC recently participated in the 13th International Feed Regulators Meeting (IFRM), held in Atlanta in January. The meeting, hosted by the International Feed Industry...
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