Alternative Feeds

  • Février 22, 2024Considerations When Using Alternative Feeds - Have You Done Your Homework?  

    Alternative feeds can be an economical means for beef producers to...

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  • Décembre 7, 2023Strategies for Managing Cattle Through Drought -- BCRC Webinar Recap

    Cattle nutrition and forage specialists share drought strategies for optimal beef...

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  • Août 24, 2023Drought is More Than a Summer Challenge

    If not managed properly, drought can bring feed shortages and long-term animal health impacts. Feed testing,...

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  • Août 9, 2023CowBytes Ration-Balancing Software Now Available Through the BCRC

    Producers can formulate feed rations and consider feed and byproducts at different...

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  • Juillet 25, 2023Keeping Today's Drought from Becoming Tomorrow's Problem

    Navigating drought requires long-term thinking. Here are seven things to watch for during...

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  • Juillet 20, 2023Polycrop Potential: 12 Tips for Using Mixed Forage Crops 🎙️

    Many producers are seeding polycrops of three or more species in hopes of improving...

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  • Juin 16, 2023Facing Drought? Six Things Beef Producers Can Focus On 🎙️

    While the elements themselves cannot be managed, there are six decisions that can be...

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  • Juillet 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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  • Décembre 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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  • Décembre 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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  • Décembre 2, 2021Be Mindful of Minerals

    DE QUELS SUPPLÉMENTS DE MINÉRAUX AI-JE BESOIN ET À QUEL MOMENT ? Les producteurs de bœufs pourraient savoir qu’ils...

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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 producers.  Continue de Lire

  • Août 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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  • Juillet 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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  • Octobre 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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  • Août 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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  • Décembre 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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  • Septembre 17, 2012Alternative Feeds: Soybean Straw and Kochia

    Alternative feeds can help reduce feed costs or stretch feed supplies, but it’s important to take the...

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