Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: H. House Milking Centre Design Design your milking centre around the type and size of milking parlour you have selected (Figure 1). Planning - It is important to work closely with...
Source: Canadian Dairy Commission The Government of Canada is committed to providing full and fair compensation for dairy farmers as a result of market access commitments made under recent international trade agreements. Consequently, the Government developed measures to compensate supply managed...
Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced that the third payment under the Dairy Direct Payment Program (DDPP) is now available to producers. The owner of a farm with 80...
Source: BC Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries Four generations of the Rashleigh family have tilled land and milked cows on Vancouver Island for more than 100 years. The B.C. government is recognizing the family’s contributions with a Century Farm and...
Source: proAction Farmers work hard to provide excellent care for their cattle. However, cattle sometimes get sick or hurt, and can go down and be unable to get up. These situations are stressful for both animal and farmer, which is...
Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada On average, each of Canada's dairy cows produces 8,500 litres of milk per year. Farmers must monitor them closely in their first year of lactation, as they are more fragile during this time and can...
Source: Dalhousie University For the first time, two Canadian universities unite to provide a strategic roadmap to support the ailing dairy sector in Canada. The roadmap is not only inspired by the opinions of Canadians, but it is also supported...
Source: Alberta Farm Animal Care Antimicrobials have been widely used in livestock since the 1950’s (1). Food animal production has steadily increased over the years, requiring better disease management on farms. More than 75% of antimicrobials in Canada have been...
Source: Dairy Processors Association of Canada Furthering the goal of supporting sustainable use of resources in dairy farming and processing sectors to minimize the sector’s impact on the environment, DPAC is excited to be part of the Canada Plastics Pact...
By Tony Hall, MSc, MRSB, PAS, Lallemand Animal Nutrition – North America When temperatures dip, cows divert more of their energy intake to maintaining normal body temperatures. For dairy producers, the switch comes at the expense of milk production. There...
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