Tag: Dr Tim McAllister

Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef Publishes Industry Benchmarks

In 2014, the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef commissioned a study to assess the beef industry’s performance in social, economic, and environmental areas. The results from the two-year ‘farm to fork’ assessment were published this week, along with a strategy for advancing and measuring sustainability efforts going forward. The findings, which were shared at the… Read more »

Beef School: Ep.1 — Supercharge Forage With Silage Inoculants

Do you inoculate your silage? If not, you could be losing out on added digestibility or leaving the bunk or silo open to added spoilage. In this very first episode of the Beef School, we meet with Dr. Tim McAllister, principal research scientist, ruminant nutrition & microbiology, with Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, to learn more… Read more »

Does Feeding Corn DDG’s Heighten the Risk of E-Coli? – Dr. Tim McAllister

With the devastating effects of the E-coli outbreak in Germany being played out in the media, the results of a U.S. study on the increased shedding of another strain of the bacteria by cattle fed corn DDGs is getting more attention than it normally would . The U.S. study linked increased levels of E-coli 0157… Read more »