Dairy Calf and Heifer Conference set for April
The Dairy Calf and Heifer Association is traveling to the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country for its 2013 Annual Conference in Lancaster, April 4 to 5. Join us as we offer the latest in production information, cover hot new topics and feature a highly instructive wet lab.
Some session topics will include:
--Developing and Enhancing the Neonatal Immune System;
--Developing a Vaccination Program for Heifers with New Technology;
--Mycoplasma Bovis Respiratory Disease;
--Practical Applications for Following the Gold Standards;
--Challenges in Effective Calf Raising;
--Energy Needs of Bred Heifers;
--Importance of Colostrum Beyond Passive Transfer;
--Proteins in Milk Replacers; and
--FDA Regulations Regarding Antibiotic Residue in Meat and Milk.
Plan to attend and learn about new industry trends and the latest in production information, receive hands-on training on ways to improve business management skills, meet with existing and new agribusiness partners at the trade show, and connect with fellow growers and producers from across the country!
"This is the premier event in the dairy calf and heifer replacement industry. It brings dairymen who raise their own replacements and contract heifer raisers together for presentations of the latest research information, discussion, and networking with fellow producers and your agribusiness partners. Known for an elite group of speakers and experts, this conference is a must for helping your operation become more efficient and profitable," DCHA Conference Committee Chairman Lane Sollenberger said.
Visit www.calfandheifer.org under the 2013 Conference tab for the latest information on registration, sessions and events.