Articles Posted in the " BCRC " Category

  • BCRC: Proper management key to minimize risk of calf scours

    Get cow-calf pairs out onto clean ground, such as fresh pasture, and give them as much space as possible. That’s how Ryan McCarron sidestepped a calf scours outbreak on his eastern Nova Scotia farm in 2019. McCarron, who farms with family members at Antigonish, about 160 km northeast of Halifax, became alarmed when a few […]

  • BCRC: Top tips for a smooth calving season

    The Beef Cattle Research Council shares some key factors that play a role in whether or not a baby calf gets off to a good start. Research has demonstrated that the first 24 hours of life are critical in order for a calf to survive to weaning and beyond.