The Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (DCHA) will host a Webinar on August 20. This month’s profit Webinar “Gold Standards” will cover - mortality, morbidity, growth rate, colostrum management, nutrition and housing production and performance standards.

Gary Neubauer, senior veterinarian at Pfizer Animal Health; Sam Leadley, calf/heifer management specialist for the Attica Veterinary Associates, and DCHA President Lewis Anderson will discuss the recently established Gold Standards. The Gold Standards developed by DCHA in cooperation with Pfizer Animal Health, outline principles in key production areas for Holstein calves from birth to 6 months of age.
 
The Profit Webinar format will be:

  • 30 minutes of presentation to be followed by a 30-minute Q/A session.
  • participants can e-mail questions during the session.

The Webinar will be offered live at 12 p.m. CST.

The informative Webinar is free to DCHA members. Click here to register.

If you are not a DCHA member, click here to register or call (877) 434-3377.There is a nominal fee of $25 for non-members to register.

The last day to register is Aug. 18. 

For more information, call (877) 434-3377 or go to: www.calfandheifer.org.

Source: Dairy Calf and Heifer Association