January 15th, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
$5.00/day or $10.00 total for all 3 sessions
Impact of Feeding Amino Acids on Health, Performance and Fertility of Dairy Cows
Dr. Phil Cardoso, Dairy Research and Extension Associate Professor, University of Illinois
During the transition period from late gestation through early lactation, the dairy cow undergoes tremendous metabolic adaptations. Studies over the last two decades have clearly established the link between nutrition and fertility in ruminants. Dr. Cardoso will focus on the positive effects of amino acids for dairy cows, including milk production.
Improving Dairy hear Management with Written Protocols
Amber O’Brien, Calumet County Agriculture Educator, UW-Extension
Learn why all dairy farms need written protocols, what should be included and how to use them effectively. Some examples that will be covered include: emergencies; new employees/temporary help; herd health; milking routine; communication and more.
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