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K-State Cattle Feeders College: Cattle Crew Session- May 25, 2017
May 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
4:00 P.M. Registration ― William Carpenter 4-H Building 608 Fairground Road
Beyond BRD Other Health Considerations For High Risk Cattle Dr. AJ Tarpoff, Extension Beef Veterinarian, Kansas State University
- Bovine Respiratory Disease is the most important health consideration in newly arrived high risk feeder calves. However, there are other conditions that can mimic the clinical signs of BRD. Understanding the subtle differences to properly diagnose can improve treatment and management responses.
Feeding the Working Horse
Dr. Jason Turner, Extension Horse Specialist, New Mexico State University
- It can be tough to meet the nutrient demands of working horses. This session will cover how to assess horse condition, feedstuffs, and common feeding myths.
Bits: How They Work and What Fits You and Your Horse
Gary Wiggins, Wiggins Bits and Spurs, Brewster, KS
- When it comes to bits, there are many options. What makes a good bit? How should a bit fit your horse and other topics will be addressed by an award winning bit and spur maker.
Preparing Your Horse for the Feedyard
Todd Adams, Hitch Ranch, Guymon, Oklahoma
- Getting a new horse ready to come into the yard is something every pen rider faces. Todd Adams, featured in a recent edition of “Western Horseman” magazine will demonstrate tips to safely handle the challenges of working in a feedyard.
For more information go www.southwest.ksu.edu