Canadian Beef Industry Conference

An exciting new national conference is being hosted at the Grey Eagle Resort and Casino in Calgary August 9-11, 2016. The Canadian Beef Industry Conference aims to bring beef industry stakeholders together to drive the industry forward. Registration is $450 for the whole event. Our own Dr. Cody Creelman will be speaking at this event, along with long-time client William Torres from Cattleland Feedyards Ltd. Visit the website for more...

Externships, Summer Students & Job Shadowing

  Student Positions In order to ensure sustainable animal agriculture production for the future, Veterinary Agri-Health Services is committed to the training of future food-animal practitioners.  As a bovine specific practice our focus with the students is the education of veterinarians to meet the needs of the livestock industry and rural Alberta through enhanced skills in production animal health.  In particular, our students will be exposed to the entire breadth of the beef industry in Alberta, ranging from the cow-calf level right to the feedlot.  Specific technical skills are taught depending on the seasonality of the industry...

Canada’s National Beef Strategy

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council edited The National Beef Strategy proposes a united path forward to meeting the challenges and opportunities of a growing global demand for animal protein. This collaborative effort of national and provincial beef sector organizations, provides the framework for how the organizations can work together to best position the Canadian beef industry for greater profitability and growth.   Part 1   Part...

A Morning at Calhoun Cattle Company

A bird’s eye view of an amazing Alberta feedlot. Such a great video from the Calhoun Cattle Company! generic cialis softtab

BSE Surveillance in Alberta and Canada

Eligible producers are reimbursed $75 for each eligible animal. Note: Cattle over 107 months of age (eight years and 11 months) are now eligible for sampling for BSE testing under the Canada-Alberta BSE Surveillance Program (CABSESP). The minimum age for eligible cattle is still 30 months.    

BCF Technology Video Contest

In February 2014, Cody and Dr. Vadim Pryadko, a veterinarian in Ukraine, began communicating online after Cody stumbled onto one of Vadim’s awesome Youtube videos. As both share many passions, they became friends immediately, despite Vadim not speaking a word of English! Vadim has become an integral part of the international social media community of bovine practitioners by sharing his story in a unique and powerful way. Always keen to learn as much as possible about how others approach different disease and management challenges, he has proven to be a very ardent veterinarian. BCF Technology is holding its 3rd annual video contest. The...