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“Bed and Breakfast on the Dairy Farm: Cow Comfort”

 

 

 

 

 

Ontario Agri Business Association

Ontario Association of Bovine Practitioners

* Joint Spring Meeting *

 

Thursday, April 10, 2003

Holiday Inn, Guelph, Ontario

Day 1

 

7:30 – 8:20 a.m.

Registration

8:20 – 8:30 a.m.

Welcome – OABP President, OABA Representative

8:30 – 9:20 a.m.

Dr. Nigel Cook (U. of Wisconsin)

     Interactions of the Environment with Cow Health and Performance.

9:30 – 10:20 a.m.

Dr. Mike Brouk (KSU)

    Managing Facilities to Maximize Dry Matter Intake.

10:30 – 10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45 – 11:50 a.m.

Dr. Dan Weary (UBC)

    The Science of Cow Comfort: Asking Cows About Preferred Environments.

 

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch, Visit Sponsor Booths

1:00 – 1:50 p.m.

Dr. Neil Anderson  (OMAF)

     Fulfillment of the Dairy Cow Contract.

2:00 – 2:50 p.m.

Dr. Dan Weary 

     Alternative Approaches to Dairy Calf Rearing.

3:00 – 3:15 p.m.

Break

3:15 – 4:00 p.m.

Dr. Mike Brouk

     Alleviation of the Long Term Effects of Heat Stress on Dairy Cattle.

 

4:10 – 5:00 p.m.

Dr. Nigel Cook

     Troubleshooting and Evaluating Cow Comfort on Dairy Operations.

 

5:00 – 5:10 p.m.

Assessment

5:10 p.m.

Closing remarks, Adjourn