As livestock producers strive toward new innovations to optimize the health and productivity of their animals, right from the start, new advances in all-natural, nutritionally optimized milk replacers are stepping up to the challenge.
As new regulations and controversies swirl around the issue of long-distance livestock transport, nutritional therapy is emerging as a top solution to protect animal welfare as well as the image and profitability of livestock industries.
What forces are shaping the future of farm animal care? How can producers keep profitable and sustainable while meeting new expectations? What are the ideas and opportunities ‘pushing the envelope’ to help Alberta’s livestock industries on the path of continual improvement?
Sheep flocks provided a high standard of care have improved welfare and productivity. This video gives an overview of how Alberta sheep and lamb producers can use the National Farm Animal Care Council 'Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Sheep' to care for their flocks.
Social media is changing the way we communicate, live our lives, and the way we do business. One vet practice in Airdrie, Alberta is a prime example of how social media can be used to interact with clients whether they are in the corrals or out in the pasture.