By: Michael Gorman, The Chronicle Herald AS RALPH CORKUM settled into his seat to the soundtrack of mooing cows and an auctioneer in full swing, things are feeling like they might be getting a little easier. The farmer from just outside Bridgewater was at Atlantic Stockyards Ltd., in Murrays Siding just outside Truro, waiting for his 16 feeder cows to come up on the list. […]
TRURO- “We consider the environment in all our business decisions,” says Wayne Oulton of W.G. Oulton & Sons Ltd. Whether they’re pasturing a new type of livestock or considering how to best store fuel on the farm, they research all projects to make sure they’re up to date with new technologies. For their hard work and dedication to making their farm “greener” with less labour […]
Project Title: Development of a Longitudinal Antimicrobial Resistance and Antimicrobial Use Surveillance Program for the Feedlot Sector in Western Canada Background: Antimicrobial resistance has two implications for cattle producers. One is the animal health concern: if cattle pathogens are resistant, then the antimicrobial drug will no longer effectively treat cattle diseases. The other is maintaining consumer confidence: there are concerns that resistant bacteria may be […]
This is a reminder that there will be a Feeder Sale on Saturday November 12 at Atlantic Stockyards; sale time is 10:00 am.
The NSCP Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday February 25, 2012 at the Best Western Glengarry in Truro starting at 10:00 am. Annual Zone Meetings have been tentatively booked as described below. This year is an election year in Zone 1 (William Cox) and Zone 4 (John Tilley), a Member-at-Large (David Lavers). We will post additional information on locations as soon as it […]