Management During Calving Season for Healthier, More Productive Calves


  • 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 

Boosting the calf crop percentage in your beef herd
Webinar hosted by the Beef Cattle Research Council

 The Top 10 list to an easier calving season
Canadian Cattlemen Magazine

 Calf Scours – Frequently Asked Questions
Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/faq8072 

ColostrumManitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development 

Video by the Western Drug Distribution Center 

Reproductive Wastage Vaccines
Video by the Western Drug Distribution Centre

Survey shows average calving season lasts about 80 days
The Western Producer

The Cow/Calf Bond, Orphan Calves & the Dangers of Bottle Fed Bulls featuring Dr. Joe Stookey