Keeping cows in good condition when pasture is limited

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Supplementing cows is an option to maintain or improve their condition when pasture conditions are poor. “Feeding cows was a balancing...

Transition cows and displaced abomasums

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives The majority of displaced abomasums (DA) occur during the first three weeks after calving. The abomasum is the last...

Water

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council Code of Practice for the care and handling of farm animals - Dairy Cattle, Section 2.3 Water availability and quality...

Stall lameness scoring

Source: proAction Use only with tie-stall systems where walking and observation of cattle is not practical, and where cattle are tied in and used to...

Colostrum for the dairy calf

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Brian Lang, Veal Specialist/OMAFRA The success of colostrum feeding to calves is built on four...

Are We Feeding Too Much Phosphorus?

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives The practice of feeding elevated phosphorus (P) levels has come under scrutiny recently as concern grows over the impact...
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