DCRC Webinar Focuses on Elite Dairies’ Repro Benchmarks

March 27, 2018 02:55 PM
 
The May 2 Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council (DCRC) webinar features Digging Deep into Records of DCRC Award Winners.

The May 2 Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council (DCRC) webinar features Digging Deep into Records of DCRC Award Winners. Scheduled for 1 p.m. Central time, Glaucio Lopes Jr., Alta Genetics’ Alta University manager and DCRC vice president, will share the analysis he did on reproduction records the 2017 DCRC Herd Repro Award finalists submitted.

In addition to sharing records analysis, Lopes will discuss the Herd Repro Award winners’ demographics and reproductive performance benchmarks. Furthermore, webinar participants will learn about new trends observed for reproductive management, the effect of health on reproductive performance and culling strategies, and options for extra heifers after dairies achieve excellent reproductive performance.

To register for this webinar, go to: www.dcrcouncil.org/webinars and follow the prompts. As the webinar approaches, you will receive an e-mail with information on how to log in to participate. If you are a DCRC member and cannot attend the live program, you may access the webinar at dcrcouncil.org.

Each 2018 DCRC webinar provides one American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS) continuing education unit (CEU). To report ARPAS CEUs, go to: www.arpas.org/Membership/CEUs/Report-CEUs.

For more information about DCRC’s webinars, e-mail Fabio Lima, DCRC education committee chair, at: flima@illinois.edu, or e-mail DCRC at: kristym@dcrcouncil.org.

The Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council is focused on bringing together all sectors of the dairy industry – producers, consultants, academia and allied industry professionals – for improved reproductive performance. DCRC provides an unprecedented opportunity for all groups to work together to take dairy cattle reproduction to the next level.

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