Alternative Feeds

  • July 25, 2022Beef or Bin? Valuing Annual Crops for Feed

    Beef producers may plant annual crops for the purpose of livestock feed but for many crop farmers,...

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  • December 20, 2021Feeding Decisions Are Important Breeding Decisions

    This article written by Dr. Reynold Bergen, BCRC Science Director, originally appeared in the...

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  • December 16, 2021What a Year — Top 10 Articles from the BCRC Blog in 2021

    This past year presented Canadian beef producers with a lot of different...

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  • December 2, 2021Be Mindful of Minerals

    What mineral supplementation do I need and when do I need it? Beef producers might know they should supplement their herds...

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  • November 15, 2021Winter Feed Cost Comparison Calculator – Managing Variable Costs

    Winter feed is the largest year-over-year variable cost faced by...

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  • August 10, 2021Experts Respond to Drought Questions

    On July 29, the Beef Cattle Research Council hosted a webinar that allowed beef producers to ask drought-related...

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  • July 23, 2021Salvaging a Crop? Things to Consider When Valuing a Crop for Feed

    With moderate to severe drought in many areas of Canada and the northern United...

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  • October 23, 2019Winter Feeding Cost Comparison – Hay vs. Alternative Feeds

    Fall has arrived and focus has shifted to winter feed supplies. Feed prices have dropped...

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  • August 17, 2015Stretching Feed Supplies

    This article written by Dr. Reynold Bergen, BCRC Science Director, originally appeared in the August 2015 issue of...

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  • December 17, 2012Feed Testing Explained in Beef Research School Video

    A new video is now available on BeefResearchSchool.com Feed testing is a fundamental tool...

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