2019 Ohio Beef Cattle School

Feb 5, 2019 (All day)
Deadline: 
Location: 
Webinar or in Adams, Auglaize, Coshocton and Shelby Counties
Contact: 
John Grimes
740-289-2071

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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