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Managing young calves to prevent disease: Webinar December 8

Retrieved: December 13, 2018, 12:24 pm

Update: Missed the webinar? Find the recording and check for future webinars on our Webinars page: http://www.beefresearch.ca/resources/webinars.cfm

Calves are at a higher risk for sickness and disease in the first months of life. Join this webinar to hear this veterinarian’s tips on how to manage calves through this critical time for a healthier, more productive calf crop.

When

6fp2300
Thursday December 8, at 7:00 pm MT

  • 6:00pm in BC
  • 7:00pm in AB
  • 8:00pm in SK and MB
  • 9:00pm in ON and QC
  • 10:00pm in NS, NB and PEI 

Interested but aren’t available that evening?
Register anyway! This webinar will be recorded and posted online at a later date. All registrants will receive a link to the recording and additional learning resources. By attending the live event, you’ll have the opportunity to interact and ask questions too.

Register now

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Find and register for more BCRC webinars here, including:

  • Swath and bale grazing strategies – November 23, 2016
  • What is the environmental footprint of beef production? – November 28, 2016

Watching on a tablet or mobile device?
If you plan to join the webinar using your tablet or mobile device, you will need to download the appropriate receiver. We recommend that you join the webinar 15 minutes early as you will be prompted to download the receiver once you log in, which may take several minutes to complete. To download the receiver ahead of time, visit: http://www.citrix.com/go/receiver.html

Duration
Approximately 1 hour.

Cost
BCRC webinars are available and free of charge thanks to guest speakers who volunteer their time and expertise to support advancements in the Canadian beef industry, and through the Knowledge Dissemination and Technology Transfer project funded by the National Check-off and Canada’s Beef Science Cluster.

Speaker

Dr. Claire Windeyer – veterinarian, professor and researcher at the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine



Upon completion of her veterinary degree at the Ontario Veterinary College, Dr. Claire Windeyer went into rural mixed practice in southern Alberta. She then returned to the University of Guelph to complete graduate training in ruminant health management and epidemiology. She won the D.F. Forster medal, University of Guelph’s top convocation award for graduate students. Dr. Windeyer then volunteered in Nepal with the Lalitpur District Milk Producers Cooperative Union before joining UCVM in the Department of Production Animal Health. Her research focuses on cow-calf health management, particularly perinatal care, calf health, and pain and animal welfare.

What is a webinar?
Webinars are just like attending a workshop or conference, but from the comfort of your own home or office. We bring the presentation right to you. They’re easy to join and participate in. A reliable, high-speed internet connection is required.

All you need to do is register beforehand, and about 5-10 minutes before the webinar is scheduled to begin, click the link you were provided when you registered. Then turn up your computer speakers or call the phone number provided. That’s it! Sit back and enjoy. As a participant, you can anonymously answer polls and surveys, and will have the opportunity to ask questions near the end of the webinar.

You can find more beef research-related webinars hosted by other organizations on our events calendar.

Don’t have high-speed internet? 
Consider calling a neighbor that does and watch the webinar together, or call your regional ag office to ask whether arranging a group viewing is possible.

Visit our Webinars page to find other upcoming BCRC webinars and the recordings of our past sessions.


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4 thoughts on “Managing young calves to prevent disease: Webinar December 8

  1. I was just wondering if you could email me the PowerPoint for this webinar as I missed it and would really like to watch it as calving season is coming fast thanks Stacie

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