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The nine-part feed series is a joint effort between Alberta Agriculture and applied research and forage associations.

Livestock feed webinar series launches on YouTube

Next live webinar on Aug. 1

Producers who aren’t able to catch a new series of webinars on feeding strategy can review them later on YouTube. The nine-part series, which take place every second Thursday at 7:30 p.m., is a joint effort of Alberta Agriculture and applied research and forage associations. The first two webinars were on grazing options for dry […] Read more



Airdrie vet Cody Creelman gets the news that a campaign to win a bovine ultrasound for a Ukrainian colleague was a success.

Alberta vet’s social media campaign pays off for his Ukrainian friend

Airdrie vet Cody Creelman helps a vet in Ukraine win a bovine ultrasound

Cody Creelman just wanted to see the look on his friend’s face. Vadim Pryadko was trying not to make too much noise. The two veterinarians, one from Airdrie and the other from Ukraine, became friends thanks to a shared love of YouTube videos about bovine veterinary medicine— a friendship which became stronger after Creelman persuaded […] Read more


Vadim Pryadko (r) and his friend Anatoly Petruk star in a video aimed at winning the Ukrainian vet a bovine ultrasound.

Only in the digital age — Alberta and Ukrainian cattle vets a YouTube sensation

A shared passion for veterinary medicine and YouTube has Albertan Cody Creelman helping a Ukrainian colleague in his bid to win a bovine ultrasound

It started with an online friendship between two cattle veterinarians, and blossomed into a worldwide, viral campaign. Even though he doesn’t speak a word of Ukrainian, Airdrie vet Cody Creelman, was drawn to the online videos of Vadim Pryadko, who lives in a town called Khmelnitsky near the Polish border. “We developed a relationship,” said […] Read more