EDGEWOOD and DYSART, Iowa — The Iowa Beef Center, Westway Feed Products, and the Benton, Clayton, Delaware, and Tama County Extension offices are working together to bring two advanced calving clinics to eastern Iowa on February 17. The first clinic will be from 9:30 am—2:30 pm at the Edgewood Event Center, 303 N Washington St, in Edgewood. Another clinic will be held that same evening from 5:00 pm—10:00 pm at the Dysart Community Building, 418 Main St. in Dysart.
Even if you calved hundreds of cows in your lifetime, you’ll want to attend this workshop to learn new techniques to manage difficult deliveries, first aid at calving time, and when to call your vet for assistance. All cattlemen can learn new tips to improve neonatal calf care to improve the long-term health of calves. Feeding the cow in late gestation and early lactation has huge implications on the calving process, colostrum quality and quantity, and next year’s calves as well. Learn from ISU Extension staff and local veterinarians. Frosty the Cow will be there for a hands-on demonstration.
To register for this clinic, call the Benton County Extension office at 319-472-4739, or any of the local county extension offices listed above. Registration fee is $20.
— Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
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