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December 1, 2020

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This set of fact sheets explains changes to the Meat Inspection Regulation introduced in July 2020. Topics covered include on-farm slaughter, the salvage and sale of meat by-products, video ...


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November 26, 2020

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A technical guide of regulatory requirements for parties interested in conducting an on-farm slaughter operation.


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January 1, 2020

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Provides management strategies for livestock producers to help minimize excessive pen dust that can cause animal health and performance issues, as well as being a nuisance.


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August 22, 2019

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Information on Alberta's cattle and beef industries , including common breeds and feed, and bio-security, monitoring, food safety, and traceability practices


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August 22, 2019

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Information on Alberta's cattle and beef industries , including common breeds and feed, and bio-security, monitoring, food safety, and traceability practices


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August 22, 2019

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Information on Alberta's cattle and beef industries , including common breeds and feed, and bio-security, monitoring, food safety, and traceability practices


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June 1, 2018

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Information on Alberta's cattle and beef industries , including common breeds and feed, and bio-security, monitoring, food safety, and traceability practices.


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March 1, 2017

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The concept of the animal unit month (AUM) is useful to help range and pasture managers calculate suitable stocking rates for pastures under a wide variety of conditions. This fact sheet defines ...


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November 1, 2016

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At the heart of Alberta’s cattle traceability system is the ability to trace individual animals through the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) ear tags approved by the Canadian Cattle ...


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December 1, 2013

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The greatest environmental risk from wintering sites is the potential for water contamination from runoff carrying nutrients, pathogens and sediments. Also, excessive nitrogen levels in the soil ...


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September 1, 2013

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Traceability is a crucial component of an effective animal health and food safety system that enables precise and rapid emergency response to protect livestock, producers and consumers. ...


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August 1, 2013

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Traceability is generally defined as the ability to follow the movement of an animal or food product through specified stages of production, processing and distribution. In the case of feeder ...


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April 1, 2012

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The scope of this protocol is limited to enteric fermentation emissions and associated manure greenhouse gas emissions from beef cattle using a functionally equivalent metric of emissions per ...


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June 1, 2011

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Agricultural activities, including the production of livestock, result in greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere. Beef cattle, in particular, release methane (CH4) as a result of the digestion ...


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April 1, 2010

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Animal Movement is one of the three components of traceability. Together with Animal Identification and Premises Identification (PID), it provides the ability to trace where an animal has been and ...


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November 1, 2009

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The nutritional quality of feeds and forage can have a tremendous influence on the reproductive performance of cattle. This document describes the effect of deficiencies and imbalances of both ...


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September 1, 2009

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During dry conditions, the objective for cattle producers is to "buy feeding days" of forages and/or grazing while maintaining a reasonable level of productivity. Budget projections will involve ...


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February 1, 2009

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Proper bedding is an integral part of any beef production system. Here are some information and ideas if your straw supply is limited.


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January 10, 2008

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Stockpiling pasture is a form of deferred grazing. The producer stockpiles the forage grown during the spring and summer for use when the pasture is in short supply or when cows need fall or ...


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January 9, 2008

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Feed, feeding, cow management and manure disposal can account for up to two-thirds of the total cost of production in a cow-calf operation. Systems that can extend the grazing season and reduce ...