2013 Cattle Feeder Clinic

Feb 21, 2013 5:30pm - 9:00pm

The 2013 Cattle Feeder Clinic will be Thursday February 21, 2013 at Club 16 in Sparta registration starts at 5:30pm Program runs 6:45pm-9:00pm                        Topics will address information for finishing both beef and dairy cattle                                                                                                                                                       5:30 PM Registration & Free Health Screenings                                                                                                                                                                                        6:00 Meal                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     6:45 PM

2012 Dairy Steer Feeder Overhead Costs Survey Results                                                                                                                                                          Presenter: one of the local agents                                                                                                                                                                                                             What did we learn from the dairy steer feeders overhead survey? See what the over-head (yardage) costs were for several finishers in Wisconsin.

2013 Livestock Market Outlook                                                                                                                                                                                                       Presenter: Dr. Brenda Boetel , UW Extension Livestock Economist                                                                                                                                                           What is the market telling us for the upcoming year?

Comparison of Finishing Housing Systems                                                                                                                                                                                  Presenter: Dr. Dan Loy, Iowa State University Beef Specialist– Expected performance differences and management considerations will be discussed for different feedlot housing systems

Health Management Considerations for Feedlot Cattle                                                                                                                                                               Presenter: Dr. Grant Dewell, Iowa State Extension Veterinarian                                                                                                                                                   Management practices to prevent and treat major health issues for confined finishing cattle will be discussed. Specifically, vaccination programs, metaphalaxis, and treatment plans for respiratory disease will be addressed

9:00 PM Adjourn

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