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Animal Health & Welfare

Management During Calving Season For Healthier, More Productive Calves

December 18, 2014

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Presenters

  • Dr. Claire Windeyer – veterinarian, professor and researcher at the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
  • Reynold Bergen, Ph.D., BCRC's Science Director
  • Tracy Herbert, BCRC's Beef Extension Coordinator

Video Guide

00:00 - 01:18 : Welcome Comments and Agenda
01:19 - 07:16 : Value of Industry Investment in Research
07:17 - 48:38 : Calves and Calving: Management for Healthier Calves
48:39 - 49:21 : UCVM cattle conference
49:22 - 51:42 : How to Stay Connected with BCRC and Closing

More information on calving

Neonatal Disease
Beef Cattle Research Council
http://www.beefresearch.ca/research-topic.cfm/neonatal-disease-71 

Boosting the calf crop percentage in your beef herd
Webinar hosted by the Beef Cattle Research Council
http://youtu.be/70yegN8n_YI

 The Top 10 list to an easier calving season
Canadian Cattlemen Magazine
http://www.canadiancattlemen.ca/2014/01/30/the-top-10-list-to-an-easier-calving-season/

 Calf Scours - Frequently Asked Questions
Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development
http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/faq8072 

Colostrum
Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development
http://www.gov.mb.ca/agriculture/livestock/production/beef/colostrum.html 

Calving
Video by the Western Drug Distribution Center
http://vimeo.com/92994525 

Reproductive Wastage Vaccines
Video by the Western Drug Distribution Centre
http://vimeo.com/95292561

Survey shows average calving season lasts about 80 days
The Western Producer
http://www.producer.com/2014/07/survey-shows-average-calving-season-lasts-about-80-days/

The Cow/Calf Bond, Orphan Calves & the Dangers of Bottle Fed Bulls
RealAgiculture.com featuring Dr. Joe Stookey
https://www.realagriculture.com/2014/04/ruminating-realag-ep-3-working-difficult-cattle/

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