Dr. Trevor DeVries: Animal behavior
Dr Trevor DeVries, University of Guelph, gave a presentation focusing on animal behaviour and the nutritional management practices that can be adopted to improve animal health and efficiency.
Dr Adam Lock: Supplemental Fatty Acids in Lactating Cow Diets: Myth and Reality
Dr Adam Lock joins us to talk about fatty acid feeding in lactating cows. Dr Adam Lock, Michigan State University, gave a talk about fatty acid metabolism in dairy cattle.
Dr Heidi Rossow from the University of California, Davis Veterinary School in Tulare, California, presented her findings on modeling nutrient metabolism and dairy feed management in California.
Marcia Endres: Robots in Dairy CattleDr Marcia Endres discusses working with Robotic milkers. The energetic and knowledgeable Dr. Marcia Endres gave an excellent presentation on management techniques and nutritional considerations when working with robotic milkers. In the recording process the sound...
Dr. Gordie Jones: Making Better Fresh Cows The “Goldilocks Diet”
Dr. Gordie Jones spoke of his experiences as a veterinarian, nutritional advisor, and herd owners in working with transition and fresh cows to ensure they have healthy, productive, and successful lactations. Gordie gave some wonderful answers to the participants looking for solutions to their cows’ metabolic problems.