Livestock - Products Catalogue

Table of Contents

  1. Animal Health and Welfare
  2. Feed Ingredients
  3. Livestock Housing
  4. Alternative Livestock
  5. Beef Cattle
  6. Dairy Cattle
  7. Horses
  8. Poultry
  9. Sheep and Goats
  10. Swine
  11. Veal
  12. Dead Stock and Disposal
  13. Sustainability
  14. Learn More

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Animal Health and Welfare

Publication Order # Agdex #
Antimicrobial Resistance in Agriculture 13-077 400/08
Biosecurity Fundamentals for Visitors to Livestock Facilities 04-003 400/10
Biosecurity: Health Protection and Sanitation Strategies for Cattle and General Guidelines for Other Livestock 09-079 418/663
Botulism 13-001 400/660
Castration of Calves 07-029 420/26
Cold Stress in Cows 07-001 420/51
Cold Stress on Trucked Cattle 01-079 420/90
Coxiellosis (Q Fever) 13-007 400/660
Dehorning of Calves 09-003 420/20
Equine Herpesvirus 13-003 400/660
Giving Medication to Animals by Injection 07-031 400/20
Hantavirus 13-005 400/660
Influenza 13-009 400/660
Listeriosis 13-011 400/660
Livestock Medicines Act 93-029 400
Plague 13-013 400/660
Salmonellosis 13-015 400/660
Tularemia 13-017 400/660
Use of Electric Prods on Cattle  01-049 400/20
Verocytotoxigenic Escherichia coli 13-019 400/660

Feed Ingredients

Publication Order # Agdex #
Comparative Feed Values for Ruminants 03-005 400/68
Feed Processing and Manufacturing Terminology 08-039 400/50
Nutrient Testing 03-007 400/68
Stockpiling Perennial Forages for Fall and Winter Grazing 99-009 131/53
Feed Analysis Reports Explained 16-049 400/50
Faba Beans as Protein in Livestock Feed 16-057 400/60

Livestock Housing

Publication Order # Agdex #
Air Quality Inside Livestock Barns 93-001 400/717
Biosecurity Fundamentals for Visitors to Livestock Facilities 04-003 400/10
Conservation Easements for Agricultural Land Use 11-027 812
Farm Fencing Systems 08-035 400/724
Livestock Bedding Alternatives 18-011 400
Rodent Control in Livestock and Poultry Facilities 13-057 400/680

Alternative Livestock

Publication Order # Agdex #
Aleutian Disease in Mink 10-093 475/662
Chronic Wasting Disease Update 11-025 400/663
Farm Layout for Deer and Elk 11-013 400/20
Fencing for Deer and Elk 97-027 400
Recovering Escaped or Released Farmed Deer or Elk 06-077 400

Beef Cattle

Publication Order # Agdex #
Cull Cow Body and Carcass Composition 05-075 424/73
Cattle Identification 10-011 420/10
Dehorning of Calves 09-003 420/20
Genetic Abnormalities in Beef Cattle 93-007 420/20
Housing requirements for backgrounding beef cattle 20-013 -
Managing Outdoor Confinement Areas and Livestock Yards 11-007 720/400
Organic Beef Production 09-067 410/81
Reducing Cattle Shrink 05-063 425/20
Renting Your Land Sustainably 17-005 400/812
Use of Electric Prods on Cattle 14-051 420/20

Beef - Breeding and Reproduction

Publication Order # Agdex #
Beef Bull Fertility 06-015 420/20
Breeds of Beef Cattle In Ontario 01-051 420/32
Castration of Calves 07-029 420/26
Crossbreeding Systems For Beef Production 01-011 420/20

Beef - Feeding and Nutrition

Publication Order # Agdex #
Coping with Hay Shortages in Beef Cow Wintering Rations 07-053 424/52
Creep Feeding Beef Calves 02-027 420/50
Feeding Cattle Beyond Optimum Market Weight and Finish 10-095 425/54
Livestock Access to Watercourses 08-013 400/751
Managing Heat Stress in Fed Cattle 06-107 425/20
Pasture Grasses Identified 06-095 400/62
Replacing Water with Clean Snow for Ewes and Beef Cows 09-065 424/433
Variability of Nutrient Content in Feed Ingredients 04-005 400/60
Weaning Beef Calves 10-015 421/23
Water Requirements for Livestock 07-023 715/552
Fence-Line and TMR Feeding Systems for Beef Cows 15-007 420/50
Alternative Forages and Sample Wintering Rations for Beef Cows 16-051 812

Dairy Cattle

Publication Order # Agdex #
Activity Monitors to Improve Reproduction 13-065 410/20
Body Condition Scoring of Dairy Cattle 20-011 414/20
Dairy Genomic Selection 12-023 410/31
Dehorning of Calves 09-003 420/20
Precision Dairy Management and the Future of Dairy Production in Ontario 07-065 410/20
Using Body Condition Scoring in Dairy Herd Management 94-053 410
Yew Poisoning in Horses and Ruminants 07-055 460/666/400

Dairy Heifers

Publication Order # Agdex #
Considerations for Custom Raising Dairy Heifers 98-059 412
The Cost of Raising Replacement Dairy Heifers 11-055 412

Dairy Cattle - Milking and Milk Quality

Publication Order # Agdex #
Handling Milking Centre Washwater 14-047 410
Maintain Milk Quality by Decreasing Biofilm in the Pipeline 06-089 410
Stray Voltage and Robotic Milking of Dairy Cows 09-075 410/10
Teat Condition Scoring 06-019 414/20
The Advantages of a Consistent Milking Routine 06-069 410
The Warning Signs of Mastitis - Analyzing a Combination of Factors to Decide When to Treat 06-049 414/662

Dairy Cattle - Feeding and Nutrition

Publication Order # Agdex # Price
Dietary Phosphorus in Dairy Cattle 04-001 410/60 -
Feeding Dairy Cattle to Reduce Excess Nitrogen Output 03-055 410/60 -
Livestock Access to Watercourses 08-013 400/751 -
Managing Dairy Rations when Feed Prices are Volatile 09-055 52/410 -
Organic Dairy Production 10-087 410/81 -
Pasture Grasses Identified 06-095 400/62 -
Planning Dairy Operation Feeding Systems for Expansion 11-051w 410/60 Web only
Sub-Acute Ruminal Acidosis (SARA) in Dairy Cows 03-031 414 -
Variability of Nutrient Content in Feed Ingredients 04-005 400/60 -
Water Quality for Dairy Cattle 03-085 410 -
Water Requirements for Livestock 07-023 715/552 -

Dairy Housing

Publication Order # Agdex #
Dairy Housing - Positive Pressure Air Tube Ventilation for Calf Housing 15-009 410/721
Dairy Housing - Lighting Options for Free stall Housing 15-011 410/721
Dairy Housing - Layout Options 15-015 410/721
Dairy Housing - Ventilation Options for Free Stall Barns 15-017 410/721
Dairy Housing - Using Separated Manure Solids for Compost Bedding 15-019 410/721
Dairy Housing- Milking Centre Design and Construction for Parlour Milking 15-021 410/721
Dairy Housing - Compost Bedding Pack Barns 15-025 410/721
Dairy Housing: Developing the Plan and Procuring Services and Materials for Constructing a New Dairy Barn 16-013 410/721
Dairy Housing - Floor Finish Options for Dairy Free-Stall Housing 16-017 410/721

Horses

Publication Order # Agdex # Price
Selecting Your Horse 07-033 460/11 -
Body Condition Scoring of Horses 98-101 460/28 -
Body Condition Scoring (poster) page 2 AF0090 - -
Estimating Body Weight for Horses 10-085 420/28 -
Bracken-Fern Poisoning in Horses 09-049 663/460 -
Equine Infectious Anemia (Swamp Fever) 10-083 460/663 -
Horse Disease Surveillance 09-047 663/460 -
Horse Foot Health 12-019 460/10 -
Leptospirosis and Equine Recurrent Uveitis in Horses 00-065 663 -
Red Maple Leaf Poisoning of Horses 06-109 460/666 -
Rhodococcus Equi Pneumonia of Foals 90-056 460/666 Web only
Rodent Control in Horse Stables 07-011 400/680 -
Splints and Fractures of the Splint Bone in Horses 89-093 460/663 -
Strangles in Horses 03-037 460 -
The Use of Insecticide-Impregnated Cattle Ear Tags on the Halters of Horses 06-071 460/20 -
Toxicity of Equisetum to Horses 07-037 460/666 -
Yew Poisoning in Horses and Ruminants 07-055 460/666/400 -

Horses - Human Safety

Publication Order # Agdex #
Human Health Concerns When Working With Medications Around Horses 00-063 460

Horses - Housing and Feeding

Publication Order # Agdex #
Forage Substitutes for Horses 05-055 460/60
Manure Storages for Small- to Medium-Size Horse Farms 07-045 743/460
Round-Bale Feeder for Horses 06-075 460/61
Water Requirements of Livestock 07-023 716/400

Horses - Breeding and Reproduction

Publication Order # Agdex #
Abortion in Horses 05-061 460/665
Anatomy, Physiology and Reproduction in the Mare 10-099 460/30
Anatomy, Physiology and Reproduction in the Stallion 11-003 460/30

Poultry

Publication Order # Agdex #
Ascites Syndrome in Meat-Type Chickens 13-063 451/662
Basic Husbandry for Commercial Layers 13-067 451
Basic Husbandry for Commercial Broiler Breeders 13-071 452
Basic Husbandry for Commercial Broilers 13-069 452
Basic Husbandry For Turkeys 93-039 453
Biosecurity for Poultry Shows 17-011 450/10
Biosecurity for Small Poultry Flocks During High Risk Periods for Avian Influenza 17-023 450/10
Biosecurity Recommendations for Commercial Poultry Flocks in Ontario 16-047 450/10
Biosecurity Recommendations for Small Flock Poultry Owners 12-039 450/10
Darkling Beetle Control in Poultry Barns 16-053 451/662
Heat Stress in Caged Layers 88-111 451/20
Transitioning to Modular Loading on the Ontario Broiler Chicken Farm 20-009 452/717
Transport Guidelines for Small Flock Poultry Owners 17-009 450/70
Water Requirements for Livestock 07-023 715/552
Windrow Composting of Poultry Carcasses 09-017 720/450

Sheep and Goats

Publication Order # Agdex #
Avoiding Heat and Cold Stress in Transported Sheep 02-013 430/90
Family Dogs Terrorize Sheep 02-029 430/20
Fencing Options in Predator Control 02-053 430/10
Forecasting Lamb Production 19-007 434/10
Hypothermia in Newborn Lambs 98-089 431/23
Improving Milk Quality with Udder Preparation for Goats 03-061 435/23
Kidding Diary Pub 855 - 435
Lamb Carcass Bruising Caused by Grabbing Fleece 02-031 430/26
Lambing Diary Pub 834 0834E 431
Livestock Guardian Dogs and Their Care in Winter 10-033 430
Lowering Stress in Transported Goats 15-013 435/10
Nutrition and Feeding Systems for Market Lamb Finishing 14-041 430/61
Planning and building a goat milk house 20-021  
Predicting Lamb Carcass Weight 19-009 434/10
Predicting Lamb Finishing Dates 19-011 434/10
Use Sheep Behaviour to Your Adv antage When Designing Handling Facility 14-035 430/20
Raising Dairy Goat Buck 17-013 435/23
Renting Your Land Sustainably 17-005 400/812
Replacing Water with Clean Snow for Ewes and Beef Cows 09-065 424/433
Shearing Facility Design and Shearing in Ontario 14-045 430/772
State of the Goat Industry in Ontario 14-019 -
State of the Ontario Sheep Industry Report 13-061 430
Using Performance Records for Sheep Selection 00-083 430/31
Understanding Lamb Mortality 12-031w -
Feeding Corn Silage to Sheep 14-021 430/61

Sheep and Goats - Breeding and Reproduction

Publication Order # Agdex #
Artificial Rearing of Lambs 99-019 431/23
Assisting the Ewe at Lambing 98-091 433/22
Breeding Options for a Commercial Sheep Flock 00-081 430/30
Care of the Newborn Lamb 98-087 431/23
Glossary of Sheep Breeding Terminology 00-079 430
Dairy Goat Management Journal 0850E 435
Kidding Diary Pub 855 0855E 435
Sheep Management Journal 0846E 430
Lambing Diary 0834E 430
Hypothermia in Newborn Lambs 98-089 431/23
Out of Season Breeding Alternatives for Sheep 08-065 430/35
Pregnancy Disorders (Metabolic) in Transition Ewes 03-017 433
Pregnancy Scanning: Management Tips 02-061 433/22
Sheep Reproduction Basics and Conception Rates 12-037 433/30
Total Mixed Ration (TMR) Use in the Ewe Flock 14-025 430/50

Sheep and Goats - Feeding and Nutrition

Publication Order # Agdex #
Diet Supplementation for Grazing and Outwintering Ewes 02-045 433/56
Feeding Systems for Sheep 03-013 430/50
Flushing the Ewe Flock: Is it Beneficial? 02-055 433/22
Livestock Access to Watercourses 08-013 400/751
Low Labour Feeding Systems and Bunk Design for Sheep 14-023 430
Market Lamb Nutrition 03-015 434
Protein Content in Modern Sheep Rations 03-019 430
Raising Dairy Goat Buck 17-013 435/23
Replacing Water with Clean Snow for Ewes and Beef Cows 09-065 424/433
Water Requirements for Livestock 07-023 715/552

Swine

Publication Order # Agdex # Price
On-Farm Prevention of Broken Needles 09-005 440/20 -
Guidance on Pigs with Hernias 13-075 440/20 -

Swine - Feeding and Nutrition

Publication Order # Agdex #
Comparative Feed Values for Swine 03-003 400/68
Feeder Management in the Grower-Finisher Barn 12-035 444/54
Nutritional Strategies to Decrease Nutrients in Swine Manure 04-035 440/51
Water Requirements for Livestock 07-023 715/552
Creep Feeding to Improve Piglet Performance 18-003 440/51

Pork Production

Publication Order # Agdex #
An Overview of Organic Pork Production 11-043 440/10
Determining the size of finisher pigs, replacement gilts and sows 20-003 -
Farrowing Room Sanitation 12-005w 441/10
Fencing for outdoor pig production: protecting your livestock and the environment 20-015 -
Target Weight Calculator for Heavy Hogs 12-057 440
Helping high-risk piglets in the farrowing room 20-001 -
Hog Market Weight Calculator 11-031 440
Pork Safety and Quality: Feed Withdrawal Prior to Slaughter 05-065 444/50
Pork Safety: Managing Toxoplasma in Swine 04-055 440/13
Rendement Napole Gene and Pork Quality 04-083 440/40
Group Housing Systems for Gestating Sows 17-037 440/20
How to Avoid Production Losses in Swine Due to Heat Stress 17-039 440/10

Veal

Publication Order # Agdex #
Feeding Pre-Weaned Veal Calves During Winter Months: Understanding Calf Metabolism and Milk Replacers 05-081 415/60
Management of Grain-Fed Veal Calves 06-083 415/20
Water Requirements for Livestock 07-023 715/552

Deadstock and Disposal

Publication Order # Agdex #
Burial of Deadstock 09-029 729/400
Deadstock Disposal Options for On-Farm 09-025 729/400
Disposal Vessels for Farm Animals That Die On-Farm 09-027 729/400
Emergency Disposal of On-Farm Deadstock 09-023 729/400
On-Farm Bin Composting of Deadstock 09-031 725/400
Windrow Composting of Poultry Carcasses 09-017 720/450

Sustainability

Publication Order # Agdex #
Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture 15-023 810/90
Renting Your Land Sustainably 17-005 400/812
Understanding and Expanding the Capacity of Your Farm 16-059 810

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