Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Enrollment

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Event Details

Date

December 6 - December 7, 2017

Location

DoubleTree
6301 State Route 298
East Syracuse, NY 13057

Host

Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Cathy Wallace
585-343-3040 x138


Calf & Heifer Congress - 2017 "Rising Above the Challenges"

December 6 - December 7, 2017

Calf & Heifer Congress - 2017 "Rising Above the Challenges"

Topics to be discussed:

  • The Big Picture of Calf Nutrition, Growth and Future Performance, Mike Van Amburgh, PhD, Department of Animal Science, Cornell University
  • Understanding the Basics of Rrepro Physiology for Successful Reproductive Management, Julio Giordano, DVM, PhD, Department of Animal Science, Cornell University
  • Impact of First Service Management Programs on the Performance and Economics of Heifers, Julio Giordano, DVM, PhD, Department of Animal Science, Cornell University
  • Genetic Considerations for  Heifer Fertility, Heather Huson, PhD, Department of Animal Science, Cornell University
  • A Look at the Economics of the Heifer Enterprise, Mike Overton, DVM, Dairy Analytics Advisor, Elanco
  • Calf Feeding Strategies to Overcome Health Challenges, Michael Ballou, PhD, Texas Tech University,  Breakfast & Presentation sponsored by: Milk Specialties Global
  • Salmonella dublin - Who, What, When, Where and Why, Belinda Thompson, DVM, Animal Health Diagnostic Lab, Cornell University
  • Salmonella dublin - Risk Factors, Public Health & Best Managemnet Practices for Control, Belinda Thompson, DVM, Animal Health Diagnostic Lab, Cornell University
  • Treatment of Calf Disease: The Next Paradigm Shift, Danielle, Mzyk, DVM, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University
  • Vaccinations, Immune Function and Salmonella Vaccine Research, Derek Foster, DVM, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University
  • Using Feed Additives to Alter the Microbiome & Improve Immunity & Health, Bill Stone, DVM, Technical Services Director, Diamond V
  • A Consultant's Tips on Preventing Diseases, Sue Puffenbarger, Land O' Lakes



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Calf & Heifer Congress Agenda - 2017 (PDF; 386KB)


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