JUNEAU, Wis. — PDPW will present World Class Webinars “Breathe Easy with Ventilation” on January 11 and February 15, 2017. World Class Webinars are always LIVE on a Wednesday, from Noon – 1:00 p.m. CST. A MUST ATTEND for anyone considering modernization or a building project.
Dr. Nigel Cook
Nigel Cook is a Clinical Associate Professor in Food Animal Production Medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine. He qualified as a veterinarian in 1992 and worked in a large food animal clinic in Southern England for four years before moving to the Royal Veterinary College, Hertfordshire, where he spent three years as lecturer and head of the Large Animal Ambulatory Clinic. Since 1999 he has been in Wisconsin, providing a milk quality, lameness and facility troubleshooting service to farmers, teaching veterinary students, and developing research related to the influence of the environment on hoof and udder health. He is current section head of the food animal production medicine group, past chair of the AABP Bovine Lameness Committee and current Vice President of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners.
Wednesday, January 11
CHALLENGES OF NATURALLY VENTILATING COW BARNS
Cover the basic design concepts required for effective natural ventilation and examine why some are struggling to keep cows cool in these facilities during the summer. Before you think of designing your next modernization or building project, gather your team to take in this webinar that will help you avoid costly mistakes that limit air intake and ultimately profit potential. We’ll cover air quality, movement and cooling. We’ll also provide financial returns for different ventilation options. This series will be a great one for you and your team to watch together.
Wednesday, February 15
DO YOU CROSS, TUNNEL OR SOMETHING ELSE? MECHANICAL VENTILATION OPTIONS FOR COW BARNS
Discuss the pros and cons of different mechanical ventilation systems, with an emphasis on cross and tunnel ventilation. An economic model will be used to highlight the differences. This webinar is a must for anyone considering renovation or construction. Gain a first-hand look at the numbers that make economic sense and optimize cow comfort.
Register online or by phone at 800-947-7379:
PDPW Member Registration: $100/computer/Session*
Non-PDPW Member Registration: $125/computer/Session*
* Save $25 when you sign up for both.
You must pre-register your computer in order to view the LIVE or RECORDED webinar. If you have a date or time conflict, you can watch a fully recorded version at your leisure.
— Professional Dairy Producers
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