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Table of Contents
Session I. Hot Topics in the Industry
Better Than the Rest: The Rationale for Supply Management
Session II. Replacement Stock
Replacement Heifers aren't Free!
Session III. Reproduction
Optimizing Fertility: The Importance of Uterine Health
Session IV. Feeding and Forages
Getting the Rumen to Work at its Optimum
Making or Breaking Rations with Forage Digestibility / Quality
New Technologies in Alfalfa
Session V. Health and Welfare
Sub-Acute Ruminal Acidosis: Effects on the Cow and Her Gut
Parasites Eat Your Profit
Are You Doing Your Best At Transporting Cull Dairy Cows to Market?
Session VI. Housing and Environment
Crowding Your Cows Too Much Costs You Cash
Management of Cows Using Robotic Milkers: Efficient Use of Robotic Milkers, Efficient Barn Layout, Cow Movement, Different Management Vs. In Traditional Parlor
Session VII. Managing the Transition Cow
Management Practices for Successful Calving
Update on Management of Transition Cows
Stocking Density and Cow Feeding Behaviour around Transition
Culling/Longevity versus Genetic Progress from Heifers
Student Presentation Abstracts
Chemical Profiles, Energy Values, Protein and Carbohydrate Fractions of New Co-products (Carinata Meal) from Bio-fuel Processing as a New Alternative Feed for Dairy Cattle in Comparison with Canola Meal
Effect of Body Condition and Gait Score on Estrous Expression Parameters Measured by an Automated Estrous Detection System
Is Milk Production Affected by Providing More Light or More Grain?
Effectiveness of a Standardized Footbath Protocol in the Prevention of Digital Dermatitis in Alberta
Evaluation of iVET® Electronic Birth Alert Device as a Calving Management Tool for Dairy Cows,
Cows Prone to Sub-Acute Rumen Acidosis Exhibit Different Feeding Behaviour
Heat-Treated Colostrum Feeding Promotes Beneficial Bacteria Colonization in the Small Intestine of Neonatal Calves
Colostrum Quality: Effect of Parity, Volume and Collection Time
Reproductive Management of Dairy Heifers using timed-AI
Risk Factors Associated With Dystocia in A Tie Stall Dairy Herd
Feeding Oilseeds During Late Pregnancy in Holstein Cows Increased Gestation Length, Dystocia, Calf Birth Weight, and Colostrum Immunoglobulin Content
Effects of Prepartum Diets Supplemented With Rolled Oilseeds on Milk Production and Reproductive Performance in Dairy Cows
Fatty Acids in Reproductive Tissues of Dairy Cows Fed Diets Supplemented With Rolled Canola, Sunflower or Flaxseed
Impact of a 40-d Dry Period with Only a Close-up Diet
The Fecal Microbiome as a Predictor of CH4 Emissions
Should You Feed Concentrate in the Partial Mixed Ration (PMR) or Automated Milking System (AMS)?
Prevalence of Coagulase-Negative Staphylococcal Species on Saskatchewan Dairies
Effect of Gene Modification on Protein and Energy Values in New Alfalfa for Dairy Cattle
Using Co-extruded Flaxseed Ingredients to Alter the Fatty Acid Profile of Bovine Milk
Gastrointestinal Barrier Function in Holstein Calves
Does Weaning Influence The Barrier Function of The Gastrointestinal Tract in Holstein Calves?
The Auntie Effect: Presence of an Older Experienced Cow Helps Heifers Learn to Graze When Introduced to Pasture
Metritic Heifers Search for a Safe Place
Benefits of Social Housing for Dairy Calves
Feeding and Social Behaviours Change with Onset of Metritis
How Do Dietary Energy Source And Protein Supply Influence Milk Yield And Composition?
Johne's Disease In Canada: The Genetic Profile Of Mycobacterium Avium Subsp. Paratuberculosis In Ten Provinces.
Water Intake for Calves Fed Different Milk Allowances
The Inhibitory Effects of Coagulase-Negative Staphylococci on Major Mastitis Pathogens
Distribution of Most Common Coagulase-Negative Species over Parity and Lactation in Canada
Implications of Calf-to-calf Transmission of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP) for Johne's Disease Management
Novel Diagnostic Platform for Detection of Bovine Infectious Diseases
Economic Evaluation of Various Copper Sulphate Footbath Protocols in the Prevention of Digital Dermatitis on Alberta Dairy Cattle.
Identifying Essential Genes Necessary for Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis to Persist in Dairy Calves
Re-Evaluating Diagnostic Tool Observing Cow Longevity and Lameness after Management Changes in Dairy Barns
Impact of Management Practices on Antimicrobial Resistance in Bovine Mastitis Pathogens
Milk Proteins Produce Differential Effects on Energy Balance, Glucose Metabolism and Taste Preference in Diet-Induced Obese Rats
Factors Influencing Participation of Dairy Farmers in the Alberta Johne's Disease Initiative
Canadian Dairy Producers' Transition to Automatic Milking Systems: Preliminary Results of a National Survey
Gut Hormone Concentrations are Increased Post-Calving in Dairy Cows