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General
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400 / 27-1Manure Composting Manual. Revised 2005.htmlpdf
400 / 27-2Compost Temperature Measurement: Livestock Manure. 2005.htmlpdf
400 / 28-1Managing Livestock Manure. 2008. htmlpdf
400 / 28-2Beneficial Management Practices: Environmental Manual for Livestock Producers in Alberta. 2010. htmlpdf
400 / 28-3Nutrient Management Planning Guide. 2011.htmlpdf
400 / 28-4Relocation of Livestock Facilities Planning Guide. 2015. -NEW-htmlpdf
400 / 29-1Livestock Mortality Management (Disposal). Revised 2015. htmlpdf
400 / 29-2Livestock Mortality Burial Techniques. Revised 2015. htmlpdf
400 / 29-4Large Animal Mortality Composting. Revised 2015.htmlpdf
CD 400/40-1What's the Score? Body Conditioning Scoring for Livestock. CD-ROM. $25.00. purchase info
400 / 60-1Nitrate Poisoning and Feeding Nitrate Feeds to Livestock. 1991.htmlpdf
400 / 60-2Know Your Feed Terms. Revised 2006.htmlpdf
400 / 092-1Shelterbelts for Livestock Farms in Alberta: Overview. 2014. pdf
400 / 092-2Shelterbelts for Livestock Farms in Alberta: Planning, Planting and Maintenance. 2014. pdf
400 / 092-3Shelterbelts for Livestock Farms in Alberta: Shelterbelt Planning Workbook. 2014.pdf
400 / 716-1Water Requirements for Livestock. Revised 2005.htmlpdf
400 / 716-2Water Analysis Interpretation for Livestock. Revised 2007.htmlpdf
400 / 716-4Pasture Watering System: A Cost Comparison. 2003.
400 / 716 (C30)Remote Pasture Water Systems for Livestock. 2007.htmlpdf
400 / 837-1Understanding the Federal Tax Deferral. Revised 2015. - UPDATE-htmlpdf
400 / 845-1Direct Marketing Meats...Selling Meat at Alberta Approved Farmers' Markets. 2005.htmlpdf
089 / 400-2Antimicrobial Spray Treatment of Red Meat in Small Abattoirs. 2013. htmlpdf
684-14Methods of Investigating Predation of Livestock. $8.00.purchase info
684-19Coyote Predation of Livestock. $8.00.purchase info
724-6Fencing with Electricity. $10.00.purchase info
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Dairy
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Agdex No.TitleFormat
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CD 410/20-1Firm Steps: Identifying Lameness in Dairy Cattle. CD-ROM purchase info
CD 400/40-1What's the Score? Body Conditioning Scoring for Livestock. CD-ROM format. $25.00.purchase info
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Beef
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Agdex No.TitleFormat
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CD 400 / 40-1What's the Score? Body Conditioning Scoring for Livestock. CD-ROM format. $25.00.purchase info
400 / 50-3Nutrients for Cattle. Revised 2016.htmlpdf
400 / 50-4Creep Feeding Calves. Revised 1998.htmlpdf
420 / 10Beef Cow-calf Manual. $30.00.purchase info
420 / 10-1Selecting a Custom Feedlot. 2000.htmlpdf
420 / 11-1Residual Feed Intake (Net Feed Efficiency) in Beef Cattle. 2006. htmlpdf
420 / 16-1Understanding the Animal Unit Month (AUM). Revised 2007.htmlpdf
420 / 22-1Calving.htmlpdf
420 / 26-1Best Practices for RFID Ear Tag Application. Revised 2016. - UPDATE-htmlpdf
420 / 26-2Overcoming RFID Ear Tag Readability Challenges. Revised 2013.htmlpdf
420 / 40-1Body Condition: Implications for Managing Beef Cows. htmlpdf
420 / 40-2Value-based Marketing of Cattle: More Than Just Carcass Quality. Revised 2002.htmlpdf
420 / 40-3Beef Cow Body Condition Management. 2003.htmlpdf
420 / 50-2Increasing Cow/Calf Profitability Using Chaff and Chaff/Straw Feedstuffs. Revised 2008.htmlpdf
420 / 51-1Effects of Nutrition on Beef Cow Reproduction. 2009.htmlpdf
420 / 52-5CowBytes. $50.00. purchase info
420 / 52-2Ration Options for Beef Cows. Revised 2007.htmlpdf
420 / 52-3Winter Feeding Programs for Beef Cows and Calves. Revised 2007.htmlpdf
420 / 52-4Beef Ration Rules of Thumb. 2004. htmlpdf
420 / 54-1Feed Waste Management. Revised 2006. htmlpdf
420 /55-1Cattle Feeding: Limiting Intake and Adding Corn Grain. 2003.htmlpdf
420 / 56-2Swath Grazing in Western Canada: An Introduction. 2004.htmlpdf
420 / 56-3Agronomic Management of Swath Grazed Pastures. 2008. htmlpdf
420 / 56-4Agronomic Management of Stockpiled Pastures. 2008. htmlpdf
420 / 57-1Managing Cattle Feed Contaminated with Mycotoxins. 2003.htmlpdf
420 / 57-2Effect of Bale Processing on Particle Size and Potential Feeding Losses in Hay or Bale Silage. 2007.htmlpdf
420 / 60-1Bloat in Cattle. 2003.htmlpdf
420 / 62-1Feeding Legumes to Cattle. 2003.htmlpdf
420 / 63-1Utilizing Annual Cereals for Livestock Feed. Revised 2009. htmlpdf
420 / 68-1Grass Seed Residues for Beef Cattle Feed. 2005.htmlpdf
420 / 580-1Managing Feedlot Shutdowns. 1999.htmlpdf
420 / 580-2Cattle Wintering Sites: Managing for Good Stewardship. 2001.htmlpdf
420 / 580-3Wintering Site Assessment and Design Tool. 2013.pdf
420 / 651-1Warble Control in Alberta. Revised 1992.htmlpdf
420 / 721-1Bedding Without Straw. Revised 2009. htmlpdf
420 / 723-1Corrals for Handling Beef Cattle. $12.00.purchase info
DVD 420/723-2Cattle Handling: Psychology of a Cow. DVD format. $20.00purchase info
420 / 816-2Management Strategies for Cattle During Dry Conditions. Revised 2009. htmlpdf
420 / 821-2Custom Grazing Profits...Profit Planning Tools in an Alberta Intensive Grazing Enterprise. 2002.
420 / 843-1Feedlot Movement Requirements. 2010.htmlpdf
420 / 843-2Traceability and Transporting Alberta Cattle. 2013. htmlpdfmobile version
420 / 845-1Direct Marketing Meats...Selling Freezer Beef. 2005.htmlpdf
423 / 15-1Breeding Soundness Evaluation of Bulls.Revised 2002.htmlpdf
651-6Black Fly Control.htmlpdf
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Sheep and Goats
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Agdex No.TitleFormat
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CD 400/40-1What's the Score? Body Conditioning Scoring for Livestock. CD-ROM format. $25.00.purchase info
430 / 10-1Organic Lamb. 2005.htmlpdf
DVD 430/10-2Handling and Feeding Sheep. DVD format. $20.00purchase info
430 / 843-1Traceability and Transporting Alberta Sheep. 2013. htmlpdfmobile version
430 / 845-1Direct Marketing Meats...Selling Freezer Lambs. 2005.htmlpdf
430 / 845-2Direct Marketing Meats...Selling Lambs at Alberta Approved Farmers' Markets. 2005.htmlpdf
435 / 20-1Meat Goats. $15.00.purchase info
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Swine
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Agdex No.TitleFormat
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440 / 29-1Swine Mortality Composting. Revised 2015. htmlpdf
440 / 29-2Windrow Composting of Swine (or Disaster Losses). 2004.htmlpdf
440 / 29-3Bin Composting of Daily Swine Mortality. 2004.htmlpdf
440 / 68-1Feeding Distillers Dried Grains with Solubles (DDGS) to Pigs. 2011. htmlpdfe-book
440 / 68-2Canola Co-Products for Feeding Pigs. 2014htmlpdfmobile version
440 / 845-1Direct Marketing Meats...Selling Freezer Pork. 2005.htmlpdf
443 / 67-1Boar Taint Control in Pork: A New Alternative. 2010. htmlpdf
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Poultry
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Agdex No.TitleFormat
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450 / 22-1Basic Poultry Brooding for Small Flock Owners. Revised 2004.htmlpdf
450 / 29-1Poultry Mortality Composting. Revised 2015.htmlpdf
450 / 29-2Bin Composting of Daily Layer, Breeder or Turkey Mortality. 2004.htmlpdf
450 / 684-1Prevention of Predator Damage in Poultry Flocks.htmlpdf
450 / 830-1Pasture Poultry Industry. Ag Ventures. 2000.htmlpdf
450 / 845-1Direct Marketing Meats...Selling Freezer Chicken. 2005.htmlpdf
451 / 29-1Composting Spent Layers (or Disaster Losses). 2004.htmlpdf
452 / 29-1Bin Composting of Daily Broiler Mortality. 2004.htmlpdf
452 / 771-1Save Hundreds on Your Energy Costs: Lighting for Broiler Chicken Barns. 2003.
538 / 450-1Sampling Poultry Manure for Analysis. 2008. htmlpdf
663-36Infectious Laryngotracheitis (ILT) in Poultry. Revised 2014 htmlpdf
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Horses and Donkeys
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Agdex No.TitleFormat
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CD 400/40-1What's the Score? Body Conditioning Scoring for Livestock. CD-ROM format. $25.00. purchase info
402 / 089-1Equine Information Documents: EID. 2014htmlpdfmobile version
460 / 20-1Body Condition Scoring Your Horse. Revised 2004.htmlpdf
CD 460/20-2What's the Score? Body Conditioning Scoring for Horses. CD-ROM format. $15.00.purchase info
460 / 27-1Manure and Pasture Management for Horse Owners. 2003.htmlpdf
460 / 50-2Feeding Young Horses for Sound Growth. 2002htmlpdf
460 / 50-3Feeding the Stallion. Revised 2005.htmlpdf
460 / 50-4Feeding and Managing Considerations for Horses. Revised 2004.htmlpdf
460 / 50-5Feeding Working and Performance Horses. Revised 2005.htmlpdf
460 / 50-6Feeding the Broodmare. Revised 2005.htmlpdf
460 / 51-1Nutrition and Feeding Management for Horse Owners. purchase info
460 / 661-2Horse Health. $15.00.purchase info
460 / 722-1Horse Handling Facilities. $15.00.purchase info
460 / 830-1Commercial Horse Boarding Stable Industry. Ag Ventures. Revised 2004.htmlpdf
460 / 843-1Traceability and Transporting Alberta Horses. 2013. htmlpdfmobile
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DVD 462/40-1Horse Training. DVD format. $30.00purchase info
096-7Manure Management Regulations for Horse Owners. Revised 2012. htmlpdf
467 / 20-1The Donkey.1990.html
684-18Protecting Livestock with Guard Donkeys. 1994.
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Small Animals
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Agdex No.TitleFormat
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476 / 20-1Raising Meat Rabbits in Alberta. $5.00.purchase info
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Game Animals
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Agdex No.TitleFormat
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CD 400/40-1What's the Score? Body Conditioning Scoring for Livestock. CD-ROM format. $25.00.purchase info
481 / 655-1Hydatid (Cystic) Disease in Alberta's Game-Farmed Elk. 2004.htmlpdf
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Fish and Aquatic Life
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Agdex No.TitleFormat
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485 / 50-1Feeding the Fish in Your Dugout or Pond. 2003.htmlpdf
485 / 87-1Screening Your Fish Pond. 1999.htmlpdf
485 / 641-1Biological Weed Control Using Triploid Grass Carp. Revised 2014.htmlpdf
485 / 655-1Flatworm Cysts in Fish. 2004.htmlpdf
485 / 655-11Fish Tapeworm in Man. 2005.htmlpdf
485 / 685-1Predator Damage Control in Cultured Fish. 1999.htmlpdf
485 / 716-1Constructing Dugouts for Fish. Revised 2005.htmlpdf
485 / 830-1Fresh Water Aquaculture Industry. Revised 2014.htmlpdf
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Bison
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Agdex No.TitleFormat
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CD 400/40-1What's the Score? Body Conditioning Scoring for Livestock. CD-ROM format. $25.00.purchase info
492 / 723-1Bison Handling Facilities. $15.00.purchase info
DVD 492/723-2Handling Bison: Safely and Effectively. DVD format. $25.00purchase info
 
 
 
 

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This information published to the web on May 16, 2002.
Last Reviewed/Revised on September 27, 2016.