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2014 PDPW Business Conference
Home Sweet Home for Heifers and Post-weaned Calves
Dr. Rebecca Brotzman, Associate Outreach Specialist for the Dairyland Initiative, will discuss the important components of heifer housing such as facility size, feed and resting space, ventilation method, and grouping strategy for the transitioning, post-weaned calf through springing heifer.
- Finding and Targeting High Risk Fresh Cows
Dr. Gary Oetzel, Associate Professor in the Food Animal Production Section of the School of Veterinary Medicine at UW-Madison, will demonstrate the economic value of targeted early detection and treatment programs for ketosis and hypocalcemia through the use of partial budgets.
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