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January 4, 2023 Business Tools

Winter stewardship…check

As the shortest and coldest days approach, now is the right time to prepare the herd for the worst winter might bring. We asked veterinarian Dr. Roy Lewis to help us check off chores to complete now, before the chilliest days arrive. Feed Start by ensuring you have secured enough winter feed for the size…

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December 20, 2022 Business Tools

Cold stress: how much does it impact your operation’s bottom line?

What is cold stress? All mammals must maintain their internal body temperatures, with cattle averaging 38°C. Their body becomes stressed when environmental temperatures drop below the lower limit of the thermoneutral zone, the ‘lower critical temperature.’ Top factors that contribute to cold stress are cold weather, wind, wet weather, and lack of feed. Estimates of…

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November 28, 2022 Business Tools

Locally made animal health solutions respond to Alberta producer needs

Beef producers can now have a say to help ensure their animal health needs are met through local pharmaceutical manufacturing. An innovative, family-run Alberta business is manufacturing animal health products right here in Calgary to meet industry demands. Alberta Veterinary Laboratories (AVL) and Solvet work together to “innovate by request”—seeking industry input about products that…

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May 25, 2022 Health & Production

Giving cows and calves support after a hard calving

Dystocia, otherwise known as a hard calving, is a stressful and painful event for both the cow and her calf. To decrease the risk of dystocia, producers can maintain the cow’s body condition score between 3 and 3.5 and breed for smaller birth weights to reduce the risk of dystocia. However, there is no way…

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December 10, 2021 Health & Production

Producer feedback to inform disease risk and vaccination initiative

An initiative supported by the Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) is looking to help reduce disease risk in western Canadian beef herds. As part of the process, project collaborators would like to hear from you. The link below is to a producer survey which will ask you a series of questions to gather your thoughts…

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April 8, 2021 Trailblazers

ABVMA proudly releases new documentary on antimicrobial resistance awareness

The Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) is pleased to announce the release of a new documentary called Raised With Care: Stewards of the Land Even before the global spread of a deadly virus had profound effects on businesses, schools, and entire economies, scientists had already sounded the alarm about another potentially catastrophic global public health crisis:…

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February 3, 2023 Issues & Insights

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Cattle Report

Updated: 02/02/2023

Steers

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Heifers

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Choice Steers

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Last Updated on January 19, 2023