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MN Dairy Health Conference-Online
Thursday, June 11, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM CDT
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Webinar #1: Genomics and Herd Replacement Strategies

Dairy Herd Turnover in a High Technology, High Information World: How Could Veterinarians Help?
John Fetrow
Presenter: John Fetrow, University of Minnesota (emeritus)
Refocusing on dairy herd turnover. Planning for replacements, selecting culls, and planning breeding and youngstock programs. What tools can producers and veterinarians bring to bear in an age of extensive information, sexed semen, and genomics? 

Beef Semen in Dairy Cows: Does it Always Make Economic Sense
Fernanda Ferreira
Presenter: Fernanda Ferreira, University of California - Davis
Attendees will learn when and how the use of beef semen in dairy cows is economically feasible, and the strategies that make economic sense to select which cows should receive beef semen, and in which breedings.

Panel Questions and Discussion with John Fetrow and Fernanda Ferreira
Moderator: Luciano Caixeta, University of Minnesota