The Nutritionist 2018
Upcoming & Archived Webinars
The two-hour sessions are held on the second Wednesday of the month. A complete recording of each seminar will later be posted here and on the 3rLab websites. Pre-registration is required. For more information and registration, contact email@example.com
Dr. Bill Weiss: Mineral Recommendations
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: 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 Cattle
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: 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.
Dr. Phil Cardoso: Transition Nutrition in Relation to Reproductive Health
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. Tom Overton: Optimizing Liver Metabolism in Transition Cows
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: Serotonin and Calcium Homeostasis during the Transition Period
Dr Laura Hernandez spoke about her recent and ongoing research into the role Serotonin plays in Calcium metabolism.
Dr. Christopher Chase: Nutrition and Immunology
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.
The series is a unique, multi-language presentation held in English, Portuguese, Mandarin, and Spanish.
Noted ruminant nutritionists present in English hosted by Mariann Fessenden of AMTS in the United States; Marcelo Hentz Ramos hosts a simultaneously translated webinar in Portuguese, Tom Long hosts in Mandarin, and Paula Turiello hosts a Spanish language webinar.
The purpose of these webinars is to provide access to technical seminars on a range of topics delivered by internationally recognized speakers to a global audience.