Five Nations Beef
Alliance Comes to Canada -
By Kim McCaw
The Five Nations Beef Alliance (FNBA) was hosted by Canada and
held in British Columbia in 2012. This conference provides for
an opportunity to cultivate international relationships between
young leaders of the beef industry and build awareness of common
goals that adhere to science-based standards.
Direct from the Farmgate to the
Dinner Plate :One Ontario beef producer has found success
marketing local beef to local buyers
Meet Dan O’Brien, a fourth
generation beef farmer who grew up on a farm near Greely.
O’Brien has worked in the beef industry his entire life but it’s
his latest venture - direct marketing local beef - that’s given
him a name for himself and his cattle. .....More
The Vaccine Debate
- by Doug Myers, BSc DVM, Technical Services Western Canada,
Boehringer Ingelheim Canada Ltd.
I recently had the opportunity to travel to
western Ontario and present some research data and topics of
interest to cow-calf producers. I met some great people and saw
the tremendous opportunities ahead of us in the cattle business.
Two questions that came up a couple of times at meetings was
regarding the issue of vaccine virus shedding after vaccination
with Modified Live Vaccines and what risk this may pose to in
contact animals, as well as the use of Modified Live Vaccines in
pregnant cows. ...More