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Selecting for feed efficiency could raise beef profits 39%

Including feed efficiency in the genetic selection indices of beef cattle has the potential to increase farm-level profit by 39% and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by about 22%.

Preliminary results from an AHDB and Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) project, measuring the feed intake records from 1,200 cattle, has found daily feed intake can vary considerably between the progeny of different sires growing at the same rate.

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Applying for Agencies, Boards and Commissions (ABCs)

Applications are now being accepted for a wide variety of volunteer opportunities with more than 150 ABCs – including a variety of agriculture boards, like the Meat Inspection Board.

 

The Spring 2019 deadline for on line applications to be a member of an Adjudicative ABC is Wednesday, May 22, 2019. To learn more and apply visit novascotia.ca/abc  or call 1-866-206-6844 (toll free).

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46th Annual Nappan Bull Sale Results

2019 Maritime Beef Test Station Spring Breeding Stock Sale Summary

2019 MBTS Lot Sales with Buyer Names

2011 to 2019 MBTS Historical Prices

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Nappan Forage Day

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Information / Question & Answer session on Gallagher weigh scales, readers, and products.

Information / Question & Answer session

Gallagher weigh scales, readers, and products.

April 8th from 1pm to 3pm at Atlantic Stockyards

A Gallagher representative along with Bert Meyer will be there to answer any Gallagher related questions.

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Atlantic Feedlot School – April 11, 2019

2019 Atlantic Feedlot School AGENDA

2019 Atlantic Feedlot School Registration Form

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Bull Breeding Stock Sale

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The Canadian Agricultural Loans Act (CALA) Program may be right for you

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Funding Available to Farmers Affected by June Frost

Farmers who suffered financial losses from severe frost last June, will now have access to funding to help them recover and prepare for the upcoming harvest season. for more information, Click Here

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Opinion: Who pays the piper? The hidden losses from subfertile bulls

Is the customer always right? That depends on whose bull is being scored. One veterinarian shares his thoughts on why we might need to tip the industry upside down when it comes to breeding soundness exams. Click here for the full article 

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