Category Archives: Livestock
Laboratory analyses of feeds provide the best indication of nutrient availability, allowing feeds to be utilized to their full potential. Reliable nutritional information is important to not only balance rations, but also allows ration balancing programs to determine the most … Continue reading
Don’t miss the Guelph Organic Conference. Over 40 Workshops: Jan 23 – 26, 2020. Free Trade Show: Jan 25 – 26, 2020 at the Guelph University Centre, Guelph ON. Conference Website
Originally posted to ONswine July 3, 2019 by Laura Eastwood, OMAFRA Swine Specialist If so, the Prairie Swine Centre would like to recruit you to participate in a research project! The overall goal of the study is to determine whether … Continue reading
A variety of farm fencing systems for confining or excluding various kinds and sizes of livestock is available today. Although most fencing types have many applications on the farm, there is often one type best adapted to a specific function. … Continue reading
Cattle on pasture don’t always need housing, but they do need shelter from the elements. Windbreaks, either natural or constructed can provide that shelter. Read about natural and manmade windbreaks in Windbreaks Provide Shelter for Cattle.
Knowing your costs and where your money goes is key to improving your bottom line. The OMAFRA monthly Swine Budget provides a guide and format to estimate the cost of production for a swine enterprise. Accurate and up to date information … Continue reading
The Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence program recognizes outstanding agriculture and agri-food related innovators including producers, processors, and agri-food organizations. The objectives of the Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence Program are to: Recognize and encourage innovators in the … Continue reading