Managing Calves for Improved Productivity and Reduced Antimicrobial Use

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The presenters were:
– Reynold Bergen, Ph.D., BCRC’s Science Director
– Cody Creelman, DVM, Veterinarian at Veterinary Agri-Health Services Ltd. 
– Brenna Grant, Canfax Research Services 

Video Guide:
00:00 – 03:15: Welcome Comments/Agenda
03:16 – 11:42: BCRC and the National Strategy 
11:43 – 24:43: Does Preconditioning Pay
24:44 – 46:26: Managing Calves for Improved Productivity and Reduced Antimicrobial Use 
46:25 – 47:11: Audience Polling 
47:12 – 1:08:01: Questions from the Audience
1:08:01 – 1:10:11: How to Stay Connected with BCRC and Closing Comments

For More information on preconditioning: 

Calculator: value of preconditioning
Beef Cattle Research Council

Pre-conditioning and pre-weaning vaccinations
Veterinary Agri-Health Services

Economic considerations on preconditioning calves
Canfax Research Services

Capture value when preconditioning calves
Drovers Cattle Network

Retained ownership
Beef Cattle Research Council

Feeder calf preconditioning and backgrounding guide
Fédération des producteurs de bovins du Québec

News Coverage

Does it pay to precondition calves
The Western Producer