Pre-Conference Sessions on Tuesday, May 20, 2014
This year's Planning Committee has lined up a pre-conference session with real-life application that you will be able to easily implement once back at work.
The pre-conference seminar has limited enrollment and requires an additional registration fee.
Advances in Health Management of Preweaned Dairy Calves
8:30am-5:00pm (7.5 CE hours)
Limited Space: 50 participants
Cost: Early registration (thru April 25) $195; Regular registration (beginning April 26) $245
Coordinator: Dr. Sandra Godden, University of Minnesota
Instructors: Dr. Bob James, Virginia Tech University
Dr. Amelia Woolums, University of Georgia
Dr. Sheila McGuirk, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Dr. Ken Nordlund, University of Wisconsin, Madison
This one-day symposium will deliver current and emerging information on a variety of topics surrounding the management of preweaned dairy calves including advances in colostrum management, nutritional management, group housing, computerized milk feeding systems, immunology and vaccinology, health screening, trouble-shooting digestive problems, and general housing and ventilation systems. The day will conclude with a panel discussion/question period so that participants get all of their calf management questions answered.