Dr Bill Weiss gives his updated Mineral recommendations. Dr Bill Weiss presented about mineral recommendations in dairy cattle. He discussed formulation to meet requirements vs formulating to optimize health and production. Questions were many and varied. His...
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 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.
Dr 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 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.
Dr. Cardoso continued our theme that focuses on the giving nutritionists the best tools for helping cows emerge from the transition period ready to have a productive and reproductively successful lactation.
Dr. Overton provides the midpoint in our unit that focuses on the transition period. In the past, the dry period and transition cow was relegated to the corner of the barn with little attention given once she stopped milking.
Dr Laura Hernandez spoke about her recent and ongoing research into the role Serotonin plays in Calcium metabolism.
Dr. Chris Chase offered a very interesting presentation on the effects nutrition can have on the immune system. The first webinar of 2018, it was a continuation on the mini-unit on immunology and nutrition begun by Drs. Lance Baumgard and Michael Ballou in 2017.