2019 Ohio Beef Cattle School
The School will be held on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 starting at 7:00 p.m.
This year's topic is "Winter Management of the Cow Herd to Insure a Productive 2019"
- Analyzing the Current Situation: What is the quality and quantity of your hay supply and what is the body condition of your herd?
Speakers: The OSU Extension Beef Team
- Nutritional requirements of the beef female for optimal performance from the last trimester through breeding season.
Speaker: Dr. Steve Boyles, OSU Extension Beef Specialist, OSU Department of Animal Sciences
- Impacts of nutrition on heifer development and conception rates of heifers. Impacts of nutrition on days to return to estrus and conception rates of lactating females.
Speaker: Dr. Alvaro Garcia Guerra, Assistant Professor, OSU Department of Animal Sciences
- Managing calf health born into stressful situations: Weak calves, importance of amount and timing of colostrum intake, colostrum replacers or supplements, suggested newborn treatments and vaccinations, etc.
Speaker: Justin Kieffer, Clinical Veterinarian, Professional Practice, Assistant Professor, OSU Department of Animal Sciences
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