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Drying off Discussions workshop

November 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Free

Global concerns about the rise of antimicrobial resistance and increased processor sensitivity to antibiotice residues in milk are putting pressure on the routine use of antibiotic dry cow therapy. In addition, few novel antibiotic molecules are being developed, hence the need to preserve the efficacy of current antibiotics to ensure that they remain effective and available for use in animal production systems.

This workshop discusses approaches to drying off cows including
• opportunities and risks in the dry period
• dry cow length
• blanket dry cow therapy vs selective dry cow therapy
• batch drying off
• administration of dry cow therapy and internal teat sealants
• herd recording and preg testing
Dr Carl Hockey, Vet, will be delivering our workshop with plenty of opportunities to ask questions and discuss all aspects of the drying off process.

To book your spot, please RSVP to Alicia Richters on 0427 916 650 or alicia@subtropicaldairy.com.au by 19th November 2018.

Details

Date:
November 26
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Alicia Richters
Phone:
0427916650
Email:
alicia@subtropicaldairy.com.au

Venue

John and Louise Macrae’s farm
131 Shepherds Rd
Dorrigo, NSW 2453 Australia
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