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Topics: Agriculture Organizations: Agriculture, Food, and Rural Development (1992-2006) Tags: livestock

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September 1, 2000

Description

Grain companies and seed cleaning plants are making grain screenings available to livestock producers as feed. But to optimize the nutrient value to animals, processing by grinding or rolling is required. In addition, grain and weed seeds must be rendered nonviable. This research update looks at...


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Last Modified

April 30, 2001

Description

In October 2000, the Minister of Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development (AAFRD), established The Sustainable Management of the Livestock Industry in Alberta Committee (the Committee). The Committee’s mandate was to finalize provincial recommendations on outstanding issues related to the...


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January 1, 1991

Description

The warble is a major economic pest of cattle in Alberta. Warble grubs, which are the larval stage of the "heelfly," spend over nine months in cattle as internal parasites. During this period they damage the meat and hide of infested animals and are responsible for reduced milk production in...


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November 1, 2001

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The intent of this document is to provide a compilation of key basic information elements (industry structure, markets, costing, competitor profiles, domestic and international issues review), supplemented by insights and analysis of their influence and impact on the primary Alberta beef...


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Last Modified

July 1, 2004

Description

The tapeworm Echinococcus granulosus occurs worldwide, and it is a major concern to many livestock raising countries. The larval stage of this tapeworm is referred to as a hydatid and is a serious problem for both livestock economics and public health.