New beef research fact sheets available

New beef research fact sheets available
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Fact sheets on two research projects funded by Alberta Beef Producers are now available at

Impact of Trace Minerals and Infectious Disease on Reproductive Performance examines the effect of trace mineral deficiencies (which reduce growth, milk production, and reproductive rate, and also cause a variety of metabolic diseases) in high-risk geographical regions.

Investigating Lameness in Feedlots examines both healthy and hospital/chronic pens by season, and relationship to other health problems; types of lameness observed and potential causes; and environmental or managerial factors.

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