calving health and management

  • February 6, 2024Calm, Cool and Collected – Prepare for a Smooth and Healthy Calving Season 🎙️

    Taking the time to prepare ahead of calving can help to minimize...

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  • January 31, 2024*Upcoming Webinar* Early Calf Life Survival

    Key methods for calf health management plus helpful on-farm interventions to make sure calves have a solid...

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  • April 12, 2023Taking Pain Management Mainstream — Beef Producers Add Pain Medication to Their Routines and Benefit Their Herds

    The number of producers providing pain management...

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  • February 16, 2023Calf 911 – How to Intervene with a Difficult Calving ▶️

    Discover proper calving intervention methods and when to call for assistance with...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • April 29, 2022How (and Why) These Eastern Canadian Cow-Calf Producers Changed and Defined Their Calving Periods

    A beef producer from Nova Scotia and another from...

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  • March 14, 2022Calving Records Will Be Especially Valuable This Year

    Research suggests good calving records can help when deciding how to market cows when feed is...

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  • March 10, 20227 Tips to Remember This Calving Season

    Set yourself up for success this calving season with calving tips, resources and videos for Canadian beef...

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  • February 14, 2022Cut Costs Carefully

    This article written by Dr. Reynold Bergen, BCRC Science Director, originally appeared in the February 2022 issue of Canadian...

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  • January 26, 2022Calf 911 – How to Spot Dehydration in Young or Scouring Calves ▶️

    When calves infected with neonatal scours die, it is ultimately because of...

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  • January 19, 2022Calf 911 – How to Manage Colostrum to Allow Newborn Calves to Thrive ▶️

    Ensuring newborn calves consume colostrum is one of the most...

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  • January 17, 2022Protect Your Investments

    This article written by Dr. Reynold Bergen, BCRC Science Director, originally appeared in the January 2022 issue of Canadian...

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  • January 13, 2022Calf 911 – The Ins and Outs of Esophageal Feeding ▶️

    While the goal is to always have vigorous calves that nurse right away, and maternal cows...

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  • December 15, 2021*UPCOMING WEBINAR* Setting Records- Calving Season Data Collection Jan 12th

    While calving is one of the busiest times of the production cycle for...

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