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Beef Reproduction Workshop Set for March 8 in Missouri

February 28, 2014
 
 

Participants at the 2014 Beef Production Field Day will get hands-on training for artificial insemination, and help with calving and pre-breeding exams.

University of Missouri Extension and Callaway County livestock producers sponsor the field day. The event will take place March 8, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at Linnenbringer Farms in Auxvasse, Mo.

Participants will rotate among four stations from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The sessions include fetal aging and sexing using ultrasound by MU Extension dairy veterinarian Scott Poock, artificial insemination presented by Dan Busch of Select Sires, and calving assistance by MU veterinarian Dawna Voelkl.

MU Extension cow-calf reproduction specialist David Patterson will speak on estrus synchronization. Patterson, statewide coordinator for the Missouri Show-Me Select Replacement Heifer Program, will share results of his research to improve profits for producers.

Poock will talk about herd health and vaccination protocol during lunch. Registration deadline is March 5. The fee is $20, payable to Callaway County Extension Center, 5803 County Road 302, Fulton, MO 65251.

The workshop is open to the public, including 4-H and FFA members ages 14 and older. Linnenbringer Farms are at 2950 State Road E, Auxvasse, Mo.

Source: University of Missouri Extension

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