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August 24, 2020

Preconditioning Calves for Success: Part 1




2 pm - 4 pm

Registration Fee

There is no registration fee for this event, but you must preregister prior to the event for meeting details.

Course Level: Level 2 Building
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Register separately for Part 2 and Part 3.

General Overview

Understanding the impacts of stress on the weaned calf will help you strategically develop a preconditioning program suited for your operation and goals. Having a preconditioning program is a necessary component for your cattle to perform successfully after weaning and after leaving the ranch.

During this session, we will address measures to take pre-weaning to ensure a successful preconditioning period as well as vaccination strategies and considerations.

What You Will Learn:
  • How pre-weaning calf management influences your preconditioning success
  • The impacts of weaning stress on timing of vaccination and general health management
How You Will Learn:
  • Online seminar presentations
  • Q&A
Who Should Attend:
  • Cow-calf producers of any size who precondition their calves before marketing
Related Resources:
Guest Speaker(s):
  • John Richeson, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Animal Science, West Texas A&M University
  • John Gilliam, DVM, Oklahoma State University