Dairy Reproduction Strategies

Cancelled due to the COVID-19 Situation

How are dairy farms increasing their herd’s pregnancy rate?
Is breeding beef on dairy profitable?

We’ll explore these and other topics during the Extension Taylor, Clark, and Marathon Counties dairy reproduction workshop led by Paul Fricke, Professor of Dairy Science and Extension Specialist in Dairy Cattle Reproduction, Department of Dairy Science, University of Wisconsin – Madison

When: March 31st 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

Where: Abbotsford City Hall, 203 N. First St. Abbotsford

Cost: $20/ Person or $30/ two people/ farm

Registration Deadline March 23rd 2020

Agenda for the day:

9:30 am: Registration

10 am – 11:15:  Dr Fricke’s presentation on current research

11:15-12:00: Body Condition Scoring and its importance in Reproduction

Noon lunch

12:30 – 2:00: Alternate income sources – breeding beef to dairy

2:00 – 2.30: Adding value to the wet calves sold

2:30 – 3 pm: Wrap-up and evaluation

 

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