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Category: Livestock

Manitoba offering water access support for eligible livestock farms

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 13, 2019

Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler is reminding livestock producers there is water access and management support through Ag Action Manitoba....Read more »

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Short film highlights need for cattle in climate change fight

By: Jessika Guse

September 12, 2019

“We depend on nature, and we really have to live in symbiosis with it,” says Mickenzie Plemel-Stronk of Ducks Unlimited in the trailer for a new...Read more »

Canada names its team for the World Butcher’s Challenge

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 11, 2019

In the face of plant-based protein being all the rage, some may have also noticed a subtle but significant push for the continued celebration of...Read more »

Gains in cattle breeding accelerated by genomic technology

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 10, 2019

The Canadian Angus Association (CAA) has recently taken breeding to a whole new level by incorporating genomic technology in addition to the regular...Read more »

A shift to year-round grazing shifts demand for antimicrobials, too

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 9, 2019

It was purely an economic decision when rancher, Stephen Hughes decided to try grazing his herd year-round in southwestern Alberta back in 1996. He...Read more »

5 ways to prepare for CFIA’s proposed livestock traceability regulation changes

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 9, 2019

Producers can begin preparing for the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) proposed regulation changes to livestock identification and...Read more »

What you see is not what you get — feed tests key to unlocking feed savings

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 6, 2019

Visual assessments are not enough to gauge feed quality, and a feed test is an economical way to protect against under or overfeeding certain...Read more »

New Holland goes high capacity with twin basket rake

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 6, 2019

Forage producers can rake up to a 30-foot swath with the New Holland Rolabar 230 twin basket forage rake. New Holland product marketing manager...Read more »

Meat council says China’s temporary ban on exports costing upwards of $100M

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 5, 2019

The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) is calling on the various government parties for action this upcoming election, as they feel they’ve been in the...Read more »

CFIA looks for system to monitor, see results of foot-and-mouth disease vaccinations

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 3, 2019

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has put out a call for small businesses to come up with a computer model to help detect which vaccinations...Read more »

Momentum continues for demand of CRSB Certified sustainable beef

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 3, 2019

The Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) Council took the opportunity recently to meet face-to-face, hear from a guest speaker, and review...Read more »

Activists trespass on to Alberta turkey farm prompting response from agriculture minister

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 2, 2019

On Labour Day Monday a turkey farm in Southern Alberta had to deal with trespassing animal activists attempting to bring media attention to the way...Read more »

Anthrax confirmed in southeastern Saskatchewan

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 29, 2019

As of August 29, 2019, seven animals in the Saskatchewan RM of Chester have been found dead, and confirmed to have the bacteria that causes anthrax....Read more »

Trace mineral source matters to cow herd health

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 29, 2019

The type of trace mineral you feed your cattle matters, and, at least one research study suggests that paying a little more can result in a net...Read more »

Combi Clamp saves time (and a farmer’s back) when processing sheep and goats

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 29, 2019

For those looking for hand’s free, low-stress sheep and goat handling, the New Zealand designed, UK-manufactured Combi Clamp offers an efficient...Read more »