This is the gateway for producers to learn about all aspects of responsible livestock production and nutrition.

The Primary Agriculture Branch is the point of contact in government for leadership and advice on livestock issues. Livestock specialists focus their efforts on the development of programs, policies, regulations and extension materials to facilitate the development of the livestock sector in a profitable and sustainable manner. 

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Managing Winter Feeds

Manitoba Agriculture has compiled the following list of tools and resources to assist producers with managing their winter feed supplies:

Stretching Feed When Supplies are Tight
Alternative Feeds for Beef Cattle
Straw as an Alternative Roughage Source for Wintering Beef Cows
Why Test Feed and Balance Rations?
FeedPlan Feed Ingredient Cost Calculator( XLS 193 KB) 
Managing Low Forage Supplies During Winter (XLS 2.19 MB or PDF 372 KB)
Manitoba Hay Listing Service
Drought Management Strategies (BCRC)  


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Upcoming Events and Deadlines

StockTalk Webinars - To register, click here.

December 10, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Improve the Profitability of your Cattle Operation

Sharpen your Pencil with the 2020 Beef Cost of Production


January 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Nutrition Nuggets


February 25, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Marketing Mania


March 18, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Forage Frenzy


April 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Forage for Cows


2020 Beef Management Calendar


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