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Calf & Heifer Congress 2016 - "Laying the Foundation for Top Herd Performance"

Jerry Bertoldo, Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

March 27, 2017
Calf & Heifer Congress 2016 -

The 2016 conference explored genomics, the early life impact on milk production, calving assistance, preventing disease outbreaks, tools for battling respiratory disease, trace mineral and immunity, antibiotic strategies, feeding older heifers, inspiring workers, biofilms and what great calf operations look like.

Chris Rossiter Burhans, VMD (pdf; 71KB)
  • Leading by Example: A Virtual Tour of Well-Managed Calf & Heifer Operations

Calf & Heifer Congress 2016 – Virtual Tour (pdf; 270KB)
  • Woodsway Farm – Custom Calf Raisers

Calf & Heifer Congress 2016 – Virtual Tour (pdf; 247KB)
  • Breezy Hill Dairy – The Almeter Family, “Timing and Logistics Are Everything”

Laura Daniels - 5 Tips for Inspiring Your Team (pdf; 186KB)

Jonathan Lamb - Application of Genomic Technology in Dairy Herds (pdf; 8677KB)

Sam Leadley - Rescuing Calves from Poor Sanitation: Biofilm Basics (pdf; 254KB)

Sam Leadley - Monitoring Sanitation Procedures A Checklist (pdf; 146KB)

Sam Leadley - Washing Milk Containers (pdf; 136KB)

Harry Momont, DVM - Best Practices for Calving Assistance (pdf; 983KB)

Danielle Mzyk, DVM/PhD candidate (pdf; 960KB)
  • Antibiotic Use and Considerations in Calves and Heifers

Theresa Ollivett, DVM - Respiratory Disease: Diagnostic Tools (pdf; 3377KB)

Theresa Ollivett, DVM (pdf; 2575KB)
  • Preventing Disease Outbreaks: Records, Oversight

Roberto Palomares, DVM (pdf; 155KB)
  • Role of Trace Minerals in Active Immunity & Respiratory Vaccine Effectiveness

Sue Puffenbarger - Auto Feeder Key Points for Success (pdf; 58KB)

Fernando Soberon - LifeStart: The Science Behind the Concept (pdf; 71KB)

Mike Van Amburgh - (pdf; 1179KB)
  • Weaning and Post-weaning Management of Calves and Heifers for Optimizing Long-term Productivity

Calf & Heifer Congress - 2016 Proceedings Boolet (pdf; 36968KB)











Upcoming Events

NWNY Dairy Day 2022

December 6, 2022
Batavia, NY


Theme: The Future of Your Dairy's Youngstock

The NWNY Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops team will be holding it's first "Dairy Day" this December! We will be bringing the latest in dairy research to you with this in-person, 1-day conference.

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2023 Corn Congress - Batavia, NY

Event Offers DEC Credits

January 5, 2023
Batavia, NY

Registration is now open for the 2023 Corn Congress - January 5 & 6, 2023

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2023 Corn Congress - Waterloo, NY

Event Offers DEC Credits

January 6, 2023
Waterloo, NY

Registration is now open for the 2023 Corn Congress - January 5 & 6, 2023

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