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How DNA Parentage Testing in Cattle is Done
We’ve all seen the pictures of DNA that looks like a spiral staircase, but in fact DNA is made up of units called base pairs and there are four different base pairs represented by the letters A, T, G and C. Cattle have 2.8 billion base pairs and humans...
Quorum Sensing as a Tool for Selecting Feed Additive Ingredients
Nutriad has demonstrated the use of Quorum Sensing (QS) as a tool in the development of new feed additives for livestock and aquaculture application....
DNA Parentage Testing in Cattle: a Good Investment
Every cow-calf producer likes to believe that his herd bulls are top notch animals and that they’re all pulling their weight in terms of siring calves, but in reality there is a lot of variation, writes Angela Lovell....
Six Steps to Preventing LA-MRSA Spread Between Livestock and Farmer
Livestock associated Meticillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (LA-MRSA) is a bacteria that has developed resistance to certain antibiotics. As LA-MRSA can passed between humans and animals, the UK government has created six key steps you can take on...
Countdown to Spring Calving Season
Experts from Purina Animal Nutrition say preparing your herd is essential for your animals to thrive over winter, so there are no surprises during spring calving....
Top Tips for Cattle Health Over the Australian Summer
Australian Cattle Veterinarians (ACV) say there are several key measures beef producers can take to ensure their cattle are in tip-top shape throughout the summer....
Research Reveals Sizeable Variation in Feed Use Efficiency
Efficiency of feed use in comparable groups of bulls and steers can vary by as much as 25 per cent, according to initial research results presented at the recent Breeding Improvement Group conference in Yorkshire....
Adjusting Calf Feeding as the Weather Grows Colder
Helping calves adapt to winter conditions by altering feeding regimes is essential to help calves grow to their full genetic potential, experts from Purina Animal Nutrition say....
Unlocking the Power of Plants to Promote Calf Rearing
The plant kingdom offers an incredible diversity, and despite years of scientific study, secrets remain hidden in berries, flowers, leaves, peel, bark or roots. Even today, ongoing discovery of secrets regarding plants, spices and essential oils or extracts...
Mycotoxins in Dairy - Facts, Figures & Solutions
Dairy cows are known to have some capacity to protect themselves against the harmful effects of mycotoxins....
How Do We Value the Natural World?
Dr Bob Carling writes about the influential ideas of economist Nicholas Stern on the value that we place on biodiversity....
Why Advanced Multiple Mycotoxin Detection Matters
A new technology promises to revolutionize the simultaneous detection of mycotoxins and greatly expand our scientific knowledge. Several cases in the field along with the 2014 BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey results reveal the value of multiple mycotoxin detection...
Dairy Heifer: A Fast Start to Greater Lifetime Profit
Maximizing lifetime profit per cow – a good measure of a dairy operation’s overall profitability – requires diligence at all stages, starting at birth....
Why Advanced Multiple Mycotoxin Detection Matters
A new technology promises to revolutionize the simultaneous detection of mycotoxins and greatly expand our scientific knowledge...
More Than Just Supplier Number Fifty: Promoting Good Rancher, Processor Relationships
When communication abounds and shared goals between packer and supplier are understood, both can benefit. A Canadian meat packer reveals eights steps to fostering a good relationship between a meat processor and a ranch. ...
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