Sessions Tagged With 'dairy nutrition'

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Supplementing the Organic Dairy Cow Diet with Flaxseed

Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join eOrganic for a webinar focused on research that is evaluating flaxseed as a feed supplement to the organic dairy herd diet. The webinar will take place on May 12, 2016 at 2 p.m. Eastern Time, 1 p.m. Central, 12 p.m. Mountain and 11 a.m. Pacific Time. The...

The Role of Nutrition in Reproduction

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Milo Wiltbank

Dr. Wiltbank will join us to discuss the role nutrition plays in the reproductive health of dairy cattle.

Hyperketonemia Treatment at the Individual Cow and Herd Level

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST

Presented by: Dr. Jessica McArt, Cornell UniversityIn this webinar, Dr. McArt will briefly review the physiology of hyperketonemia development as well as β-hydroxybutyrate concentration cut points to use in treatment decision making. Dr. McArt will discuss common treatments,...

Diagnosing and Monitoring Ketosis in Dairy Herds

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST

Presented by: Dr. Gary, Oetzel, University of Wisconsin-MadisonKetosis is the most common metabolic disease in dairy cattle, and it's important to be able to identify individual cows with ketosis as well as monitor herd prevalence. Join us on January 5th to hear Dr. Oetzel...

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...

Formulating Diets for Groups of Lactating Cows

Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 1:00 pm EST

Dr. Bill Weiss, The Ohio State UniversityFormulating accurate diets for lactating dairy cows requires users to input body weight, milk production, milk composition and perhaps other factors such as days in milk and parity. If you are only feeding one cow, those numbers are...

Treatment and Prevention of Subclinical Hypocalcemia

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 1:00 pm EST

Dr. Garret Oetzel, Professor at University of Wisconsin-MadisonDr. Oetzel will cover methods for both prevention and control of subclinical hypocalcemia.

Causes and Implications of Subclinical Hypocalcemia

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 1:00 pm EST

Dr. Jess Goff, Professor of Biomedical Sciences at Iowa State UniversityIn this session, Dr. Goff will define subclinical hypocalcemia and its causes. He will also discuss the implications of subclinical hypocalcemia on cow health, with some emphasis on immune suppression.

Forage Fermentation: How to Make Good Silage

Monday, February 17, 2014 at 1:00 pm EST

Presenter: Dr. Limin Kung, Professor of Animal Science at University of DelawareWith so many variables affecting the quality of silage, it can be difficult to manage the fermentation process to produce an optimal feed. Dr. Kung will cover: the general factors which affect...

Discovering Hidden Feed Costs for the Milking Herd

Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 1:00 pm EST

Presenter: Dr. Micheal Brouk, Kansas State UniversityUnsure of where your dairy's feeding program might be leaking money? Dr. Brouk will help you do a little detective work to identify some common sources of unseen feed costs in a dairy herd. Just a few areas he plans to cover...

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...

Diagnosing Problems in Nutrition Programs Through Records

Monday, November 19, 2012 at 1:00 pm EST

Dr. Greg Bethard, North Carolina State University There are numerous points in a nutrition program where problems may arise, especially when you're dealing with transition cows. In this webinar, you can learn how to use records to track performance of transition and early...

Nutrition Programs for the Heat Stressed Herd

Monday, March 19, 2012 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jose Eduardo P. Santos

Proper dietary programs are essential to cow health and performance during heat stress. Understanding what dietary changes can be made prior to and during summer heat stress are important for assisting thermoregulatory mechanisms of our modern high producing lactating dairy...

Managing TMR Variability

Monday, December 5, 2011 at 1:00 pm EST

Presenter: Dr. Tom Oelberg, Diamond V Dr. Tom Oelberg will discuss managing TMR variability through the use of TMR audits. He will cover what a TMR audit is, as well as factors that affect TMR consistency such as bunker face management, overfilling, under-processing of hay,...