Featuring Experts Dr. Temple Grandin, Dr. Gerard Cramer and Dr. Jeff DeFrain
Dairy Herd Management will be hosting an educational webinar discussing Dairy Lameness on Nov. 29, 2011. Sponsored by Zinpro Corporation and intended for dairy producers, veterinarians, nutritionists and dairy herd managers, the free event will showcase three industry experts:
- Dr. Temple Grandin, Professor of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University
- Dr. Gerard Cramer, Veterinarian, Cramer Mobile Bovine Veterinary Services, London, Canada
- Dr. Jeff DeFrain, Research Nutritionist, Zinpro Corporation.
With lameness rates as high as 25 to 30 percent industry-wide, it is one of the largest management concerns dairy producers face. Points of discussion will include: the magnitude of the lameness problem, how dairies can minimize lameness, animal welfare considerations and the financial impact of proper lameness mitigation.
The webinar will be held on Nov. 29, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. CT/11:30 a.m. ET. For more information and to register, click below.