K-State Research and Extension News
December 07, 2012
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Jan. 11 Cow-Calf Conference Planned at K-State’s College of Veterinary Medicine


MANHATTAN, Kan.Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine will host a cow-calf conference for veterinarians and producers to advance their knowledge of reproduction, calving, and calf care in breeding herds. 

The conference is specifically geared toward simultaneous exchange of information among ranch owners, ranch hands, and veterinarians. University faculty and staff will present topics at the forefront of those who manage breeding herds.

The latest information on supplementing cows and heifers on moderate to poor quality winter forage, selection to improve feed efficiency, management plans to prevent calf scours, current thinking on parasite control and use of a new BVD management tool in cow-calf herds are some of the presentation topics scheduled.

The conference will also feature a look into a better understanding of nutrition, breeding, calving, and disease management for application to the breeding herd.  

All lectures will be held in Frick Auditorium in Mosier Hall of Kansas State University on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Contact hours for veterinarians are 7.5 hours.

For more information or to register for the conference, contact the office of events at 785-532-4528 or online at Reproduction, Calving, and Calf Care in Cow-Calf Herds.  

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K-State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well-being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K-State campus, Manhattan.

Story by: Wrenn Pacheco
wpacheco@vet.ksu.edu
K-State Research & Extension News

Wrenn Pacheco – 785-532-4528 or wpacheco@vet.ksu.edu