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Live: 174.00-175.00 (last week)
Rail: 273.00-275.00 (NE, IA) (last week)

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July 28, 2022 Health & Production

Conditions may increase threat of anthrax in Alberta

With the ever-changing summer weather in Alberta, producers need to be on the lookout for anthrax. Typically appearing during periods of hot, dry weather following wet conditions, anthrax is a rapid and fatal disease caused by bacteria in soil.  A few isolated cases of anthrax occur almost every year in Western Canada. Animals contract the disease…

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June 7, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Developing a strong vaccination program

A good vaccination program for your calves is vital in protecting the health of your animals and ensuring your bottom line when it comes time to sell them. Kent Fenton is a veterinarian with Feedlot Health Management Services powered by TELUS Agriculture. “Calves can probably go through more stress of all sorts and still be…

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May 24, 2022 Health & Production

What We’re Reading | Vaccines Are Cheap Insurance – Don’t let your premiums lapse

By Reynold Bergen, BCRC, for the May 2022 issue of Canadian Cattlemen After last summer’s pasture conditions and last winter’s feed costs, it’s safe to say that many cow-calf producers are facing the upcoming grazing season with some anxiety. Some are looking for new grazing arrangements, opportunities to trim input costs, or both. No single solution…

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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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July 6, 2021 Health & Production

What We’re Reading | Gram-negative vaccines need caution

By Bruce Derksen, Freelance writer Veterinarians who look after cattle are shifting priorities to emphasize disease prevention over treatment, says Gordon Atkins of the University of Calgary’s veterinary school. The change is occurring as greater focus falls on reducing antibiotics in livestock production. Overall management, nutrition practices and the need to gain a better understanding of the…

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