Videos

  • May 29, 2024Optimizing Pasture Health: A Practical Guide to Implementing "Take Half, Leave Half" Grazing ▶️

    Two methods for evaluating 50% forage utilization...

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  • March 7, 2024Calf 911 - How To Evaluate Newborn Calves Using the Calf VIGOR Scoring System ▶️

    Five objective measurements of vitality to ensure a newborn calf...

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  • March 7, 2024Calf 911 – How to Spot Respiratory Acidosis in a Newborn Calf ▶️

    Dr. Gabriel Jantzi of Metzger Veterinary Services explains what causes...

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  • July 27, 2023Remote Drug Delivery Devices -- What You Need to Know ▶️

    Darting for treatment is a last option and should be infrequent, but if you utilize RDD,...

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  • April 25, 2023One Health Strategies Help a Farm Family Navigate a "Winter from Hell" 🎙️ ▶️

    How One Health principles helped an Alberta farm family find a...

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  • March 23, 2023How to Calculate Your Carrying Capacity ▶️

    This new video can help beef producers assess and manage grazing capacity.  Keep Reading

  • February 28, 2023New Video: Celebrating 25 Years of Beef Industry Research ▶️

    BCRC’s past and present leaders discuss this milestone achievement for beef, cattle...

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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 this new...

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  • May 10, 2022How Telemedicine Can Be a Tool to Support the Health of Your Herd ▶️

    "If a picture is worth 1,000 words, then I guess a video is worth 1,000...

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  • February 16, 2022Tightening the Calving Season: How to Increase Profitability Through Calving Distribution ▶️

    The benefits of a shortened calving season are...

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  • February 9, 2022Bull Power - How to Calculate the True Value of a Herd Sire ▶️

    Bull selection is a key decision for cow-calf producers that will have implications...

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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 important...

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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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  • September 23, 2021Announcing the Beef Researcher Mentorship Program Participants 2021-2022 ▶️

    Researchers are critical for our industry. Engaging researchers who...

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  • August 17, 2021New Video: The Canadian Beef Industry Award for Outstanding Research and Innovation ▶️

    In a new video spotlighting the Canadian Beef Industry...

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  • January 19, 2021Calf 911 Video Demonstrates Effective Calf Resuscitation Strategies ▶️

    The following is part one of a series of three posts on calving that...

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  • April 30, 2019Canadian steer carcasses are 125 lbs heavier than previous audit: Video

    The 2016/2017 National Beef Quality Audit (NBQA) completed a carcass grade...

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  • December 4, 2018How much do Canadian consumers enjoy their home-cooked steaks? New video

    To understand the satisfaction of Canadian beef consumers, a Retail Beef...

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  • October 23, 2018Lost profits: Injection site lesions cost the industry $1.63 million: New Videos

    Injection site lesions visible on the carcass surface have increased...

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  • October 11, 2018Carcass defects cost industry an estimated $110 million/year: New video

    Beef quality defects, like bruises and lesions, cause economic losses to the...

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  • October 19, 2017New Video: What Beef Producers Need to Know About Environmental Footprint

    More than most livestock, beef cattle production takes place in the natural...

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  • December 16, 2015New Video: What Beef Producers Need to Know About Pain Control and Prevention

    Injuries, ailments and surgery hurt. On days you slam your hand in...

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  • October 27, 2015Investing in the National Beef Strategy: New Video

    The National Beef Strategy, announced in January, is about positioning the Canadian beef...

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  • March 19, 2015New video: What Beef Producers Need to Know About Antimicrobial Use and Resistance

    There's no avoiding the topics of antimicrobial use (AMU) and...

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  • February 2, 2015New Videos Explain the National Beef Strategy

    The National Beef Strategy was announced last month. Today the groups are pleased to release the...

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  • December 10, 2014Get to Know us in 90 Seconds

    Can’t see the embedded video above? Click to watch it on YouTube. Can't see the video above? Watch it on youtube. Keep Reading

  • May 8, 2014Measured Changes in the Quality of Canadian Beef: NBQA Video

    You can’t manage what you don’t measure. This old saying about the need for accurate...

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  • March 31, 2014Video: How Research can Help with Challenges in the Beef Sector

    Whether our industry thrives is determined by the profitability of raising cattle and...

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  • December 11, 2013Using New Ideas and Technology in the Beef Industry: Video

    Innovative ideas and technologies that can be used by beef producers are coming out all the...

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  • December 3, 2013Genetic Selection for Beef Quality: New Video

    In the latest episode of the Beef Research School series, Bruce Holmquist talks about the role genetics...

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  • November 28, 2013Trends in Consumer Perceptions About Beef

    This Country Called Agriculture, a television show focused on agribusiness topics in Canada, recently aired...

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  • November 21, 2013Beef Research School Video: Beef Care Code Essentials in 10 Minutes

    In the latest episode of the Beef Research School, Ryder Lee with the Canadian...

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  • November 15, 2013How to Dispose of Cattle Mortalities: New Video

    How best to dispose of dead cattle is an important question. Some methods are better than others at...

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  • October 28, 2013How to do a Rangeland Health Assessment: Videos

    Rangeland, or range, can perform a number of valuable functions for both the livestock industry as...

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  • September 11, 2013Save Costs by Fine-Tuning Mineral Supplementation: Two New Videos

    If animals' mineral needs are not met, the results are costly, including decreased...

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  • August 21, 2013Vaccination Tips for your Cattle Herd: Beef Research School Episode

    Vaccinating your herd is like buying insurance. Just like choosing an insurance...

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  • August 8, 2013Top 5’s on BeefResearch.ca

    Today the Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) is celebrating one year since the launch of BeefResearch.ca! We are...

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  • August 7, 2013Avoid Open and Late Bred Cows: New Video About Trich and Vibrio

    Although we hope that every cows and heifer will come home from pasture bred, we learn...

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  • August 2, 2013Strategies to Restore Riparian Zones: New Video

    Riparian zones (the area between land and a river or stream) are important to maintain because of...

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  • August 1, 2013How to Assess Riparian Zones: Beef Research School Video

    The area between land and a river or stream is called a riparian zone. When riparian zones...

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  • July 25, 2013Fertilizing Pastures and Hay: Beef Research School Episode

    In the previous episode of the Beef Research School, Dr. Paul Jefferson explained how to...

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  • July 15, 2013Maximizing Forage Acres: Beef Research School Episode

    Rejuvenating or reestablishing your summer pastures can allow you to graze more cows per acre...

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  • July 9, 2013Preventing Wrecks Caused by Infectious Disease: New Video

    There's no question - the introduction, re-occurrence or spread of cattle diseases can be...

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  • June 27, 2013Bruising and Injection Sites: Canada’s Beef Carcass Quality Audit

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

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  • May 21, 2013E-beam Irradiation Research: New Fact Sheet and Video

    Irradiation is approved for food treatment in over 50 countries. In Canada, irradiation is...

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  • May 16, 2013Horns and Brands: Canada’s Beef Carcass Quality Audit

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

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  • May 13, 2013Planning pastures: Beef Research School episode

    Taking the time to plan your pastures and hay land can boost forage productivity and cattle...

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  • May 2, 2013Pain Mitigation: Latest Video in Beef Research School Series

    Branding, dehorning and castration are painful, but pain is very difficult to measure in...

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  • April 19, 2013Part 3 of Three-Part Video Series on Antimicrobial Resistance

    Adding to the discussion on antimicrobial resistance (AMR), the latest episode of the...

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  • April 4, 2013Part 2 of Three-Part Video Series on Antimicrobial Resistance

    Delving deeper into the discussion on antimicrobial resistance (AMR), this episode of...

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  • March 28, 2013Part 1 of Three-Part Video Series on Antimicrobial Resistance

    Antimicrobial use and resistance have received considerable negative, inaccurate...

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  • March 18, 2013Ruminal Acidosis: Beef Research School Episode

    Acidosis refers to a lower than normal pH in the rumen.  It is a growth performance, health and...

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  • February 20, 2013Footrot and Other Cattle Lameness: Video

    The word ‘footrot’ is often mistakenly used to refer to many types of lameness in cattle. Footrot is a...

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  • February 11, 2013New Video Explains the use of RFI to Select for Feed Efficiency

    A new episode is now available on BeefResearchSchool.com. Efficient feed conversion...

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  • January 22, 2013Extended Grazing Systems Covered in Latest Episode of Beef Research School

    A new video is now available on BeefResearchSchool.com The practice of...

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  • January 10, 2013Managing Winter Nutrition: New Beef Research School Episode

    A new video is now available on BeefResearchSchool.com Feeding beef cattle over the...

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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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  • December 11, 2012Cattle transport discussed in Beef Research School video

    The second video in the Beef Research School video series is now available on...

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  • November 19, 2012New Video Series Disseminates Valuable Research Information to Beef Cattle Producers

    NEWS RELEASEFor immediate release Calgary, AB - Through a...

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