Sessions Tagged With 'calf and heifer management'

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Avoiding Disease in Dairy Calves

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT

Presenter: Dr. Geof Smith, North Carolina State UniversityYour calves are the future of your dairy, so isn’t it important to keep them healthy? In this webinar, Dr. Smith will discuss best practices for preventing diseases in calves. As disease in calves is controlled...

Automated Calf Feeders on US farms: How do They Work?

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT

Presenter: Dr. Marcia Endres, University of Minnesota During this webinar Dr. Endres will summarize some results of a field study with 38 farms that use automated calf feeders. She will also address some key housing and management practices used on these farms and how...

Meeting Heifer Nutrition Goals

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Robert James

Presenter: Dr. Bob James, Virginia TechIt can be difficult to keep an efficient and effective heifer nutrition program. In this webinar Dr. James will discuss the challenges of meeting goals in heifer nutrition programs. Some of the critical control points he will...

Critical Economic Decisions when Raising Heifers

Monday, December 16, 2013 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Jason Karszes

Jason Karszes will discuss some key items every dairy farmer should consider in heifer raising. He will cover the costs involved, factors that influence those costs, the economic impact of the replacement program on the dairy farm's performance, and several other factors to...

Feeding Systems for Group-Housed Dairy Calves

Friday, December 7, 2012 at 1:00 pm EST

Dr. Mark Thomas, Countryside Veterinary Clinic Nutrition is a vital part of calf health and development, and making sure that calves get the nutrients they need in an efficient manner is an important job! Dr. Thomas will review feeding systems for dairy calves in a...