Transition Cow Tuesdays Webinar Series




Event Details

Date

November 2, 2021
November 9, 2021
November 16, 2021
November 23, 2021
November 30, 2021
December 7, 2021
December 14, 2021

Time

12:30pm-1pm

Location

Webinar

Host

CornellCALS
cals.cornell.edu/transition-cow-tuesdays-w



Tuesdays from Nov 2, 2021, until Dec 14, 2021
12:30-1:00pm

Nov 2-Transition Cow Nutrition-This session discusses why the transition diet has a tremendous impact on cow health and milk production, and how to ensure adequate nutrition is supplied at each phase of transition.
Presenter: Tom Overton, PhD, Professor of Dairy Management, Chairman of the Department of Animal Science at Cornell University

Nov 9-Feeding the Transition Cow- The mechanics of providing feed in conjunction with transition cow behavior is a crucial aspect in providing adequate nutrition. We'll discuss factors in feeding management during this session.
Presenters: Dave Balbian, Betsy Hicks, Margaret Quaassdorff, CCE Regional Dairy Specialists.

Nov 16-Selective Dry Cow Therapy- Learn how dry cow therapy impacts transition cow management. We will discuss the basics of selective dry cow therapy.
Presenter: Daryl Nydam, DVM, Faculty Director, Atkinson Center for Sustainability, Dept of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine.

Nov 23-Facility Considerations- Housing can make or break a cow's transition period and her next lactation. Both her physical and behavioral needs will be discussed.
Presenter: Lindsay Ferlito, NNY CCE Regional Dairy Specialist.

Nov 30-Calving Considerations- Parturition is critical step in transition. This session will discuss the basics of cow behavior, calving assistance, and physiology.
Presenters-Rob Lynch, DVM, Cornell PRODAIRY Program, Margaret Quaassdorff, NWNY Regional Dairy Specialist

Dec 7-Post Calving Monitoring- This session will outline the steps for monitoring cow health post calving.
Presenters: Rob Lynch, DVM, Cornell PRODAIRY Program, Margaret Quaassdorff, NWNY CCE Regional Dairy Specialist.

Dec 14-Evaluating Transition Management- This session will cover Dairy Comp items to track and measure success of the transition program.
Presenter-Judy Moody, Agricultural Resource Management Specialist, Dairy One.

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