Daily Archives: July 29, 2013

Study examines heifer breeding

Study examines heifer breeding

The Western Producer

Producers raising replacement heifers should carefully monitor their weight before entering them into a breeding program.

As a key factor that influences when an animal reaches puberty and can begin breeding, the message was emphasized to producers at a recent field day at the Western Beef Development Centre near Lanigan.

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Antibiotics in the meat supply: Residues vs. Resistance

Antibiotics in the meat supply: Residues vs. Resistance

Mom at the Meat Counter

There has been a lot of news coverage and proposed legislation lately calling for the banning of antibiotic use in farm animals. People can get very frightened when we talk about antibiotic resistant bacteria or antibiotics in the meat supply.

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