Dairy Calf and Heifer Association Webinar Addresses Immune Response and Rumen Development

Dairy Calf and Heifer Association Webinar Addresses Immune Response and Rumen Development

Join Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (DCHA) for its next webinar – “Foundational Calf Health: Improving Immune Response and Rumen Development” – set for Aug. 19, at 2 p.m. Central time (U.S./Canada). Craig Louder, High Desert Veterinary Services, and Tyler Spore, MS Biotec, are the presenters for this free, one-hour educational offering.

Health is a critical component of raising calves. Trace minerals play a key role in enhancing vaccine response in calves and how early rumen development can impact weight gain and calf performance. Learn how to better prepare calves to thrive during transition periods and various forms of stress.

During the program, webinar participants will also be introduced to Axiota – a combination of two proven companies joining forces to serve the dairy industry.

Louder joined High Desert Veterinary Services in Jerome, Idaho, after graduating from Washington State University in 2012. Along with two other veterinarians, he provides consultation and veterinary care for large western dairies and calf ranches. In 2018, Louder began consulting part time for Multimin USA.

Raised in Eureka, Kan., Spore grew up working on a diversified cow-calf and row-crop operation. He attended Kansas State University where he obtained his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in animal science. In December 2020, he completed his Ph.D. in animal science/ruminant nutrition at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Spore joined the MS Biotec team as technical services manager in January 2021, where he provides technical support for commercial sales and research efforts.

To register for the webinar, go HERE and follow the prompts. Your webinar registration confirmation e-mail will include a web link to join the webinar.

DCHA’s Aug. 19 webinar is sponsored by Axiota Animal Health. DCHA does not support one product or company over another, and any mention is not an endorsement by DCHA.

If you are a DCHA member and cannot attend the live program, you may access the webinar through DCHA’s online Member Center. To access the webinar recording, DCHA members need to visit HERE and enter their username and password.

For more information about DCHA’s webinars, e-mail Sue Schatz, DCHA member services director, at: [email protected] Follow DCHA on social media or visit the DCHA website to learn about future webinars.

The Dairy Calf and Heifer Association was founded in 1996 based on the mission to help dairy producers, calf managers and those professionally focused on the growth and management of dairy calves and heifers. With a national membership of producers, allied industries and research leaders, DCHA seeks to provide the industry’s standards for profitability, performance and leadership, serving as a catalyst to help members improve the vitality and viability of their individual efforts and that of their business.

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