ENERGY EAST PIPELINE WOULD PUT WATERWAYS AT RISK, SAYS COUNCIL OF CANADIANS . . . GOT MANURE? WHAT'S IT WORTH? . . . SUPPORT FOR POULTRY HOUSING ALTERNATIVES . . . YOUNG HORSE DIGESTIVE HEALTH . . .
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ENERGY EAST PIPELINE WOULD PUT WATERWAYS AT RISK, SAYS COUNCIL OF CANADIANS
TransCanada's proposed 4,500-kilometer Energy East pipeline poses too much risk to waterways to be approved, the Council of Canadians says. The $12-billion pipeline would carry 1.1 million barrels of crude oil per day from terminals at Hardisty, Alta. and Moosomin, Sask. to refineries in Montreal, the Quebec City region, and Saint John, N.B. (read more)
GOT MANURE? WHAT’S IT WORTH?
Got manure? Do you wish you had more manure? Do you have too much manure? Got a plan for your manure? Is spreading manure a necessary chore, or is it an opportunity to enhance your bottom line? (read more)
SUPPORT FOR POULTRY HOUSING ALTERNATIVES
Source: FCC The ongoing drive for new livestock housing approaches on Canadian poultry farms has prompted a major research gift to the University of Guelph. Last week, Burnbrae Farms announced it was giving $500,000 to the University of Guelph to establish the Burnbrae Farms Professorship in Poultry Welfare. (read more)
YOUNG HORSE DIGESTIVE HEALTH
Source: The Horse
Priming the young horse’s digestive tract for healthy growth and development takes careful planning, observation, and sometimes intervention. Owners and managers of young horses must ensure adequate colostrum intake and passive transfer of immunity at birth, reduce stress and resulting gastrointestinal (GI) illness at weaning, and meet the nutritional requirements associated with times of rapid growth along the way. (read more)
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FIVE TIPS TO JUMP-START CALF HEALTH THIS CALVING SEASON
THE ONLY WAY IS UP
A NEW CHALLENGE FOR WILDERNESS: TO INTERVENE OR NOT TO INTERVENE?