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Tags: beef cattle

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August 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 ante-mortem inspection and red tape reduction.


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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 the animal unit month and describes how to determine this number.


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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 Identification Agency (CCIA), which is an industry-led organization that manages animal identification....


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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 at the site increase the risk of nutrients leaching into groundwater sources. Elevated soil nutrient...


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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. Determining where livestock are, where they have been and what other livestock they have come into contact with...