Show Pig Producer Symposium

Aug 25, 2018, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Deadline: 
Cost: 
$10/person
Location: 
Der Dutchman Restaurant, 445 S. Jefferson (SR 42) Plain City, OH
Contact: 
OSU Extension, Putnam County
419-523-6294

Join us for a day-long program focusing on managing swine herd health. The schedule of speakers include:

9:00 a.m. Registration

9:30 a.m. The Broad Effects of Influenza A Virus in Swine Speaker: Andy Bowman, DVM, OSU Veterinary Medicine

10:15 a.m. Developing and Implementing a Herd Reproductive Health Program Reproductive Inadequacies that lead to C-Sections Speaker: Todd Price, DVM, Northcentral Veterinary Services

11:00 a.m. Checking Heat and Managing the Heat Cycle Speaker: Dr. Tim Safranski, State Swine Breeding Specialist, University of Missouri 11:45 a.m. Question and Answer Session with the Speakers

12:00 Noon Lunch

12:45 p.m. Handling Semen and Breeding the Pig Speaker: Dr. Tim Safranski

1:15 p.m. Feeding Replacement Gilts, Gestating and Open Sows Speaker: Dr. Dale Rozeboom, Swine Nutritionist, Michigan State University

2:00 p.m. Understanding Parturition and Knowing When and How to Intervene Speaker: Bethany Heitkamp, DVM, Four Star Veterinary Services

2:30 p.m. Ventilation: Create a Healthier Environment for You and Your Pigs This Winter Speaker: Glen Arnold, OSU Extension