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Managing Pregnant Cows for Improved Cow and Calf Performance: Webinar October 18

Update: Missed the webinar? Find the recording and check for future webinars on our Webinars page.

Management of pregnant cows has a major effect on calf performance, cow performance, and the ability to of cows to rebreed. Register for this webinar to hear tips on managing cows during this critical time period.



Thursday, October 18th 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 

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:

Find and register for more BCRC webinars here.

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.


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 Knowledge Dissemination and Technology Transfer project funded by the National Check-off and Canada’s Beef Science Cluster.


Steve Hendrick D.V.M.  – Veterinarian, Coaldale Veterinary Clinic

Steve was raised on a cow-calf and feedlot operation in south western Ontario.  He received both his DVM and Doctor of Veterinary Science degree in epidemiology from the Ontario Veterinary College. Steve worked as an Associate Professor at the WCVM in Saskatoon, SK for 9 years where he provided veterinary services to cow-calf, dairy and feedlot operations.  Beyond his clinical duties, Dr. Hendrick also lectured to the veterinary students and conducted research studies on a broad range of issues: Johne’s disease, trace minerals, distillers’ grains, Mycoplasma pneumonia and venereal diseases of cattle.

Steve currently works at the Coaldale Veterinary Clinic near Lethbridge, AB providing veterinary and consulting services to feedlot, cow-calf and dairy clients. Outside of work, Steve enjoys spending time with his family in the mountains, hiking, skiing and biking.

Tracy Herbert – Beef Extension Coordinator, Beef Cattle Research Council


Tracy coordinates the development, maintenance and utilization of various research extension tools, including, with a focus on accelerating the dissemination and uptake of innovation related to production efficiencies, animal health, and food safety and quality to cattle producers and other industry stakeholders. To maximize investments in research, she also coordinates activities that improve technology transfer in the industry and supports direct engagement of researchers with industry.

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.

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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NORMAN CHYCHOTAOctober 17, 2016

Look forward to the webinar


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