Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Biotech a topic at cattle health workshop

The annual University of California Cooperative Extension-sponsored workshop on cattle health will be held Friday in Maxwell and Cottonwood. The series of talks at the Maxwell Inn begins at 10 a.m., and the same lineup of presentations will be given at the Shasta Livestock Auction Yard beginning at 5 p.m.

Here is the agenda for the Cottonwood event, sponsored in part by the Tehama County Cattlemen's Association, Hawes Farm and Ranch Supply, Shasta Farm and Equipment, and Pfizer Animal Health.
5:00 pm Introduction and Welcome

5:10 pm Integrated Program for Reducing Bovine
Respiratory Disease in Beef
Allison Van Eenennaam,
UCCE Biotechnology Specialist

5:45 pm Biotechnology Use in Feedlots
Dr. Ben Holland – Assistant Professor/
Feedlot Specialist North Dakota State
University

6:30 pm Treating and Managing Pneumonia
John Maas, DVM, UC Davis School of
Veterinary Medicine
Bill Gray, DVM, Cottonwood Veterinary
Clinic [...]

7:45 pm Artificial Insemination for Beef Cattle-
Costs and Benefits
Dan Drake, Siskiyou Co. Cooperative
Extension

8:15 pm Mineral Supplementation Check-up
Larry Forero, Josh Davy, and
Dr. John Maas UCCE
A dinner is being served, although RSVP's were requested by last week. For information, call the Tehama County Cooperative Extension office at 527-3101.

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