Advancing Women Conference
Advancing Women Conference East October 30 & 31, 2017 – Hilton/Fallsview – Niagara Falls, Ontario Read More about “Advancing Women Conference”…
While crops may be the bigger concern during such stifling heat, ranchers also need to keep an eye on their animals. The week-long heat wave is expected to put much of Alberta's key cattle country into the low to mid 30-degree Celsius range for at least a week.
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.
Garret Hill couldn’t figure out what was wrong. Cattle had plenty of grass, clean water, a standard mineral mix in front of them, they appeared to be in good condition, yet conception rates among cows and heifers on his family’s central Saskatchewan ranch were declining.
The conference set for August 15 to 17 is set to be a jammed pack few days, including business meetings, live cattle demonstrations and Bov-Innovation sessions amongst other events.
As the Earth’s population increases and middle income classes rise in several developing regions, so does the demand for high quality protein. In 2015, 1.22 million tonnes (carcass weight) of Canadian beef was produced for the world. That number rose to approximately 1.3 million tonnes in 2016, and is forecast to grow.