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Economic and Reproductive Factors of Replacement Heifer development – Webinar October 3

Join this webinar to discuss dollars, sense, and fertility – economic and reproductive management considerations for successful replacement heifer development. Learn about recommended practices, biological hurdles, and money matters that will aid you in your own heifer development strategies.

Missed this webinar? Watch the recording here.

Registering on your smartphone? After you click ‘I am not a robot’, scroll up until you find the task to complete.

Wednesday, October 3 at 7:00 pm MT

  • 6:00pm in BC
  • 7:00pm in AB and SK
  • 8:00pm in 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 broadcast, you’ll have the opportunity to interact and ask questions too.

Approximately 1 hour.

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 Technology Transfer project funded by the Canadian Beef Cattle Check-Off and Canada’s Beef Science Cluster.


Kathy Larson – Interim Director, Livestock & Forage Centre of Excellence

Kathy Larson joined Western Beef as their Research Economist in April 2010. She has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Saskatchewan. Her research is focused on getting producers to understand the value in measuring – both costs and production – in order to manage and increase their profit potential. Her research and extension interests include: tools and training on cost of production, the management and marketing practices of cow-calf producers, and the cost-benefit of recommended management practices. She provides economic analysis and training to support the forage and cow-calf research conducted by her colleague, Dr. Bart Lardner, and his students. Originally from a mixed family farming operation near Tyvan in southeastern Saskatchewan, she now resides with her husband and children at Prince Albert where she works from a home office.

John Campbell DVM, DVSc – Veterinarian and professor at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Campbell is currently Dept. Head of the Dept. of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine. His main research interests are beef cattle production medicine and antimicrobial resistance. Dr. Campbell was also a member of the developmental and scientific committees when the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle was last updated.

Dr. Campbell graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College. After several years of private practice, he returned to OVC to complete a Doctor of Veterinary Science degree.  He has worked on the Ruminant Field Service Practice at WCVM since 1991

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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Vickie HillOctober 10, 2018

I would be interested in viewing this webinar when available thanks


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Beef ResearchOctober 10, 2018

Hi Vickie,
The webinar recording will be posted on shortly. If you'd like to see any of our upcoming webinars, register here and we'll email you a link to the recording each time.


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