BEEF HERD HEALTH SHORT COURSE SET FOR NOVEMBER
AUBURN, Ala. -- The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is joining Extension professionals from Louisiana State and Mississippi State Universities to host the 2006 Beef Short Course focusing on herd health.
Producers can attend videoconferencing sessions Monday, Nov. 6, and Tuesday, Nov. 14, 6 to 9 p.m., at their choice of multiple locations throughout the three-state region. Contact your county Extension office or regional Extension animal science and forage agent for the location nearest you.
Topics included in Session I are cow/calf vaccination programs, prudent drug use for internal parasites and preconditioning programs. Session II will focus on feedlot diseases, infertility of the beef herd, biosecurity practices and the 2005 National Beef Quality Audit. Topics will be addressed by some of the top veterinarians in the country.
Cost of the program will be $15 for both nights. For more information, contact your local Extension office.