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Drivers for Animal Welfare Policies in Africa
A new study from Lesotho calls for improved understanding of animal welfare in African countries or there could be deleterious effects in future on economic growth as well as national and international trade....
Antibiotic Free Cows Contribute to Antibiotic Resistance
Manure from cows fed no antibiotics is supporting soil bacteria growth and leading to antimicrobial resistance, puzzling scientists. ...
Relax and Enjoy These High Prices
Nothing is going to cause cattle prices to collapse in the near future, so relax, enjoy and maximise returns, Kentucky producers are being told. ...
Dairy Margin Protection Programme: What Is the Best Option For Me?
Time is running out for US dairymen to make the choice between Livestock Gross Margin insurance and the new Margin Protection Programme. ...
Why Did Theileriosis and Anaplasmosis Spread to Holstein Crossbred Cows in the Indian Himalayas?
Introducing Holstein genetics into the Indian cattle herd has resulted in an emergence of theileriosis in crossbred cows, while native Red Sindhi cattle go unaffected. ...
How Does Weather Affect US Cattlemen?
A wealth of data is giving US plains graziers a robust insight into how weather and season timings affect weed growth, stocking rate choices and their business. ...
Forage Systems for Stocker Cattle
Maximising a long growing season should be high on a grazier's ambitions in Georgia. The following article looks at ways to achieve good usage. ...
Schmallenberg Virus And its French Effect
A team of French scientists have analysed farm records to assess how Schmallenberg virus spread across the country....
What Farm Animal Is the Most Environmentally Damaging?
Beef production is the most damaging for the environment, followed by pork, with poultry having the smallest impact, a wealth of studies show. ...
EBBE - Managing Cows and Heat Detection
As well as an appropriate heat detection system, housing, feed intake and stress all play a part in cow fertility, according to the European Board of Bovine Experts. ...
Why is Everyone Talking About Mycotoxins?
While mycotoxins are nothing new, the damage posed by them to cattle is recently becoming apparent, warns a Scottish nutritionist....
How Will Cattle Prices Affect Steak, Burger Prices?
High cattle prices are common knowledge but the effect of record livestock values on the retail end is a bit more of a secret....
What Has Russian Ban Done to Brazil's Cattle Trade?
Strong demand from Russia has supported record Brazilian cattle prices, with demand to rise from China over the next six months. ...
Putting on Pounds: Consider Creep Feed
While normally not a big fan of creep feeding, a Kentucky beef expert sees this year as an opportunity to feed before weaning. ...
Avoiding Respiratory Problems During Winter Housing
Preventative action against pneumonia is well worth it, farmers about to house cattle for winter are being advised. ...
 
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