Reminder: Calf Care Workshop this Week

This workshop is designed to challenge the most seasoned calf care managers, calf feeders and other team members that work with and care for young stock and newborn calves.


Tuesday, Nov 13

Southwest Tech College

Lenz Center

1800 Bronson Blvd

Fennimore, Wis.

Wednesday, Nov 14

Chippewa Valley Tech College

Energy Education Center

4000 Campus Road

Eau Claire, Wis.

Thursday, Nov 15

Fox Valley Tech College

Chilton Regional Center

1200 E. Chestnut St.

Chilton, Wis.

General Session


The Salmonella Heidelberg Problem Dr. Donald Sockett


Breakout Sessions

(Participants will rotate through all 3)

Clean and disinfect…Get it done. And get it right – Dr. Donald Sockett


Calf necropsies: Get under their skin – Dr. Richard Wallace


Rumen development: Growing the calf from the inside out – Dr. Jud Heinrichs


Your Conference Presenters


Donald Sockett, DVM PhD, Diplomate ACVIM

is a Veterinary Microbiologist/Epidemiologist at the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at University of Wisconsin. Previously he was the ruminant species epidemiologist at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture.

Richard Wallace, DVM

is a Cattle Technical Service veterinarian for Zoetis, specializing in dairy. He previously served as a faculty member at University of Illinois as Dairy Extension Veterinarian, and faculty coordinator and dairy farm manager for the university’s dairy cattle research center.

Jud Heinrichs, PhD


is Professor of Dairy and Animal Science at Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Heinrichs has authored over 135 journal articles and book chapters as well as many extension publications, primarily in the area of dairy replacements and forages.

You can call 800.947.7379 to register.

Registration Fee:



(Only $75 for each additional participant from same dairy.)


Registration fee covers workshop, materials and lunch.

Registration: 9:00 am

General Session: 9:30 am

Workshop Concludes 4:15 pm

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