Learn about the economics and strategies for getting cows pregnant
The Central New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team of Cornell Cooperative Extension will be hosting the 2019 Dairy Day on Tuesday, March 12, 10:00 am – 3:15 pm at the Otesaga Resort Hotel, 60 Lake St., Cooperstown. The cost will be $30 which includes a buffet lunch. Registration is required. Register online with a credit card at https://cnydfc.cce.cornell.edu/events.php or by mailing your check to CCE Herkimer County, 5657 State Route 5, Herkimer, NY 13350. Registration must be received by noon on Friday, March 8.
A trade show begins at 10 am. Presentation topics include: “What are the Economics of Various Approaches to Getting Cows Pregnant?” presented by Robert Lynch, DVM, PRO-Dairy; “Should I be Breeding My Low Merit Cows to a Beef Breed? What’s the Future?” presented by Kevin Ziemba, STgenetics. In the afternoon, attend one of the three concurrent sessions: “Demystifying all the Synchronization Programs Out There. What Can Work Best for You?” presented by Robert Lynch, DVM; “Natural Heat Detection & A.I.: Putting Together Strategies & Systems That are Most Effective for You” presented by Kevin Ziemba, STgenetics”; and “Using Bulls: How to Manage Them and Keep them Healthy to Achieve Success. Also, Safety Rules to Follow with Bulls” presented by Benjamin S. Laudermilch, DVM, Endless Mountain Veterinary Center, PC.
This program qualifies for 2 Professional Animal Scientist (PAS) Continuing Education Credits from the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS) office in Illinois. Please call 315-866-7920 if you have any questions.