Articles Posted in the " feed " Category

  • BCRC: New Feed Testing Tools

    Two new decision-making tools, developed by the Alberta Beef, Forage and Grazing Centre, will help farmers use feed test results to flag potential nutritional problems, and identify the comparative economic value of different feeds based on their quality.

  • sermo.cast June 2019: The new world of feed technology

    Medium-chain fatty acid technology, including Biotica in Canada, is showing dynamic benefits for poultry, swine and ruminant industries. This sermo.cast features insights on MCFA from Dr. Fokko Aldershoff and Jan Vervloesem of Nuscience, with additional commentary from the team at Canadian Bio-Systems.

  • BCRC: Don’t let high winter feed costs stall your herd’s reproductive momentum

    Across Canada dry conditions are contributing to a poor hay crop and uncertain feed grain production. Consequently, winter feed costs for cows are moving higher. Planning now for winter feeding provides an opportunity to utilize available feed resources most efficiently. Pregnancy-checking and assessing body condition of cows can help you make the best use of available feed to maintain your herd’s reproductive momentum.