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Dairy Calf Management Roundtable Discussion - 10/6/16

On Thursday, October 6, 2016 at Two Rock Fire Hall, UCCE Marin partnered with UCCE Dairy Advisor and North Bay native, Betsy Karle, and Animal Science researchers from UC to present a roundtable discussion on current best practices in Dairy Calf Management. 

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Local ranchers and their employees in charge of raising calves brought their toughest calf management questions.  All materials were provided bilingually in English and Spanish, and a Spanish-speaking interpreter was on-hand throughout the session.  View the full agenda here.

Topics covered include:

  • Management Solutions for Pneumonia Using Locally Collected Data
    - Betsy Karle, UCCE Dairy Advisor 
  • Colostrum Management Tips
    (English & Spanish)
    - Munashe Chigerwe, BVSc, MPH, PhD, Associate Professor, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine 
  • Experiences from the Pathology Lab
    - Rob Moeller, DVM, DACVP, DABT, Pathologist, California Animal Health & Food Safety Lab, Tulare 
  • Veterinarian's Viewpoint: Local Calf Challenges (English & Spanish)
    - Gene Harlan, DVM, Cotati Large Animal Hospital, Cotati 




For more information on this workshop and related resources, contact:
Betsy Karle
UCCE Dairy Advisor

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