Thursday, December 30, 2010 8:36 AM CST
The UW-Extension Livestock team is offering a Cattle Feeders Clinic in several locations throughout the state.
Kewaunee and Brown Counties will host a meeting at the Radisson Green Bay on Jan. 12. Registration begins at 10 a.m. and the meeting runs from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Meeting topics will address both dairy and beef steer management. ”Antibiotic Residue Challenges in the Beef Industry” will cover how widespread residue problems are in the industry and tips for keeping residues out of the food chain.
The “2011 Livestock Market Outlook” will explain what the market is telling us for the upcoming year and an overview of the Livestock Gross Margin risk management tool.
“Implants Considerations and Management” will be an overview of implant use and the economics and considerations for matching implant programs to different groups of cattle.
The last presentation of the day will be “Management Strategies When Feed Prices are High.” The presentation will focus on ration management considerations and their implications for cattle feeders.
There will be a $20 fee to cover meals and expenses for the program. Registration deadline is Jan. 7. Contact the Kewaunee County extension office at 920-388-7141 to register or for more information.