Robots take over local dairy farm

Source: Cochrane Today, Andreea Resmerita Westlock County’s Tuxedo Farms has the newest facility in the province At Tuxedo Farms in Westlock County, cows dictate when they want to...

Health Conditions around Calving

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council Code of Practice for the care and handling of farm animals – Dairy Cattle, Section 3.7 The 'transition phase' begins...

DFC President Pierre Lampron named one of the Top 50 in Canadian Agriculture

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada On February 23rd, Dairy Farmers of Canada’s (DFC) President, Pierre Lampron was named one of the Top 50 in Agriculture...

Get ready for the 2021 AFAC Livestock Care Conference

“Are we there yet?” theme features a speaker or workshop every Tues & Thurs of March The team at Alberta Farm Animal Care has done it again...

Using facial expression to assess human empathy toward farm animals undergoing painful procedures

Source: University of British Columbia New research by UBC researchers Lexis Ly and Dan Weary, today published in PloS One, shows that human facial expressions...

Nutrition of the Young Goat: Birth to Breeding

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Introduction The feeding management of the herd's young goats is critical to the overall success of the...

Dairy Cost Study Data

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry The Dairy Cost Study is an annual program that provides Alberta dairy farmers with the opportunity to receive a detailed...

Consider using alternatives to palm supplements, says Dairy Farmers of Canada

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada Dairy Farmers across Canada have listened attentively to the concerns expressed by consumers in recent weeks over the use of...

Accelerating genetic gain for novel traits in Canadian Holstein cows

Source: Dairy Research Cluster 3 Principal Investigator: Flavio Schenkel (University of Guelph) Co-Investigators: Christine Baes, Angela Canovas, Janusz Jamrozik (University of Guelph) Collaborators: Xin Zhao (McGill University),...

Non-Fibre Carbohydrates in Dairy Diets

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives Most feed analysis labs now routinely report nonfibre carbohydrate (NFC) levels, also commonly known as nonstructural carbohydrates (NSC). The...
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