Beef Cattle School Webinar

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
OSU Extension Washington County, 202 Davis Ave., Marietta OH
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The Washington County OSU Extension office in Marietta will be a host site for the 2019 Beef Cattle School Webinar.  This will be a single event and is free for the public.  The webinar will be February 5th from 7:00-9:00pm. Registration is required and you can register by calling the OSU extension office at 740-376-7431 or email Marcus McCartney or Peggy Bolen at or  Due to seating capacity, the webinar school will be limited to the first 20 registrants.

AGENDA: “Winter Management of the Cow Herd to Insure a Productive 2019”

* Introduction: Analyzing the Current Situation: What is the quality and quantity of your hay supply and what is the body condition of your herd? - The OSU Extension Beef Team

*  Nutritional requirements of the beef female for optimal performance from the last trimester through breeding season. - Dr. Steve Boyles, OSU Extension Beef Specialist, OSU Department of Animal Sciences

*  Impacts of nutrition on heifer development and conception rates of heifers.  Impacts of nutrition on days to return to estrus and conception rates of lactating females. -  Dr. Alvaro Garcia Guerra, Assistant Professor, OSU Department of Animal Sciences

*  Managing calf health born into stressful situations: Weak calves, importance of amount and timing of colostrum intake, colostrum replacers or supplements, suggested newborn treatments and vaccinations, - Justin Kieffer, Clinical Veterinarian, Professional Practice, Assistant Professor, OSU  Depart. of Animal Sciences