Latest Posts

Stay up to date with the latest news, updates and information from the Beef Cattle Research Council.

  • February 2, 2023Calf 911 – When and How to Assist with a Difficult Birth 

    A new calving decision tree can help assess when to assist and when to call the vet…

    Keep Reading

  • January 26, 2023Seize the Opportunities – Learnings from the Canadian Cow-Calf Cost of Production Network’s Future Farm Scenarios

    Explore results from water system and rotational…

    Keep Reading

  • January 18, 2023Can We Replace Growth Promotants?

    In a recent study, conventional growth promotants more effectively improved growth rate, efficiency and…

    Keep Reading

  • January 16, 2023The BCRC Celebrates 25 Years of Beef Industry Research

    2023 marks 25 years for the BCRC as Canada’s national industry-led funding agency for beef,…

    Keep Reading

  • January 12, 2023*Upcoming Webinar* Record-Keeping for Production Management Part 1: Defining Your Goals

    The records you keep are important for making decisions about…

    Keep Reading

  • January 10, 2023Calf 911 Checklists – Easy Access to Calving Management Tips 

    The basis for these checklists are the four instalments of the Calf 911 video series…

    Keep Reading

  • January 5, 2023Ready or Not, Calving is Coming — Plan Ahead for a Streamlined Calving Season 

    Focusing on four main aspects of planning can ensure a safe and…

    Keep Reading

  • December 22, 2022Happy Holidays from the BCRC!

    From everyone at the Beef Cattle Research Council, we wish you and your herd a joyful holiday season and a prosperous…

    Keep Reading

  • December 19, 2022Johne’s Disease – Not Gone but Often Forgotten

    Johne’s disease is sometimes compared to an iceberg – the visible cases are only a tiny fraction…

    Keep Reading

  • December 15, 2022*Upcoming Three-Part Webinar Series* Record-Keeping for Production Management

    The 2022/23 BCRC webinar series continues in the new year with a…

    Keep Reading

  • December 13, 2022The BCRC’s Top 10 Posts of 2022

    There are hundreds of timely beef and forage articles, interactive production calculators, videos, webinars and…

    Keep Reading

  • December 8, 2022The Sandhills Strategy — Moving Pregnant Cows to Fresh Ground and Leaving Pairs Behind Can Limit Calf Sickness 

    The Sandhills calving system is a practical way…

    Keep Reading

  • December 5, 2022Five Management Tips To Make a Big Impact in Small Herds

    In 2021, 53% of farms with cattle in Canada reported having 72 head or less. What defines a…

    Keep Reading

  • December 1, 2022Tuning In To Beef Industry Podcasts

    Looking for something new to listen to while feeding cattle this winter? Beef up your podcast lineup with these…

    Keep Reading

  • November 29, 2022The Beef Cattle Research Council Appoints New Executive Committee

    Alberta beef producer Craig Lehr will serve as the BCRC chair for 2022-2023. Read…

    Keep Reading

  • November 24, 2022One Size Doesn’t Fit All -Learnings from the Canadian Cow-Calf Cost of Production Network’s Future Farm Scenarios

    Certain management strategies have varying…

    Keep Reading

More