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May 20, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Avoid getting scammed in haste for feed

With the drought last summer and supply chain issues through the winter, producers need to exercise caution when purchasing or selling feed this year. Stories of feed scams and theft continue to make the rounds at coffee shops and in news, and the Alberta RCMP livestock investigation unit has seen a surge in related reports….

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May 12, 2022 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Scammers exploiting dire cattle feed situation in Alberta, says head of beef producers group

Livestock investigator says some have lost upward of $50,000 due to bad cheques By Jade Markus, CBC Calgary Due to last summer’s drought and winter’s supply chain issues, cattle feed is still hard to come by in Alberta — and what’s available comes at a cost.  That’s leading to a surge in scams, thefts and bad…

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April 6, 2022 Checking in with ABP

The Bovine: Forages, wild pigs, and a whirlwind trip to Ottawa

Our fourth episode of The Bovine is now available! On this episode: Can you keep your grazing livestock off the grass a while longer? Masters student and host of ‘Forays into Forages,’ David MacTaggart, joins the show to talk about the general lifecycle of perennial plants, and how we can support forages post-drought. Pigs in…

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March 18, 2022 Press Releases

Canadian beef producers call for resolution prior to work stoppage at CP Rail to avoid feed shortage emergency

Ottawa, ON – The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) and the National Cattle Feeders’ Association (NCFA) remains hopeful that the progression of the collective bargaining negotiations between the Canadian Pacific Railway (CP Rail) and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference will avoid a work stoppage and subsequent significant impacts to Canada’s beef sector. On March 16, 2022, CP…

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February 17, 2022 Health & Production

Recommendations for managing heifer health pre-calving

Across Alberta last fall cattle came off pasture light. This is a serious concern, especially when it comes to preparing for and protecting the health of the next generation. We asked beef nutrition consultant Barry Yaremcio for some recommendations to support pregnant heifers through late gestation and calving. Here is his advice. Recognize unique requirements…

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February 16, 2022 Weather

Growing forward into the 2022 grazing season

It might be difficult to keep top of mind while pastures and native grassland are frozen this winter but, under the snow, the land that suffered through extreme heat and drought in 2021 is in distress. As we look ahead to the 2022 grazing season, it will be important to engage in pasture rejuvenation strategies…

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