Dr Jim Drackley discusses problems with Colostrum yield and quality .
Dr Drackley, University of Illinois, was scheduled to present in May but had to cancel on the last minute. At the time he offered to return with updated calf feeding recommendations at the end of the year. Since the new NRC recommendations have not yet been released, he gave a presentation on colostrum. This is a great refresher and discussion of issues farms may be having with obtaining high quality colostrum.
His presentation in pdf form:
The webinars are transmitted globally in multiple languages. Mariann Fessenden from AMTS is the host and producer. A Spanish language webinar is hosted by Paula Turiello of Ifina in Argentina, Marcelo Hentz Ramos of 3RLab in Brazil hosts in Portuguese, Mandarin translations and hosting in China is with Shawn Li of AnSciTech and Tom Long of Haymingway, Vadim Bakhchevnikov of Novalab hosts for the Russian audience, and Elena Bonfante of Dairy Innovations Italia joins from Italy.
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