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NDS Chicago Meeting - Optimizing Herd Performance - AGENDA

October 23rd - 25th 2017 at Four Points by Sheraton Chicago O'Hare Airport

Presenters:

David E. Weber, DVM
Buzz Burhans, Ph.D.
Ermanno Melli - RUM&N (Italy)
Kevin Harvatine, Ph.D. - Associate Professor of Nutritional Physiology / Penn State University

Agenda

Monday October 23rd (6pm - 10pm - OPTIONAL)

Evening session for beginners if needed 

Tuesday October 24th (8am - 5pm)

Breakfast Sponsored by Feed Components

Animal health

  • Well Being
  • Fiber with peNDF tab
  • Fiber adequacy
  • Rumen pH - short walk through
  • Cow Comfort and Grant Management Model
  • Transition of Rations in a herd

CHO and Fermentability

  • CHO rates on corn grains and corn silages
  • NDF rates of forages and non-forages
  • Fermentability of the overall ration

Lunch Sponsored by American Farm Products

Excretion

  • In a ration
  • In a herd

Econ

  • Per ration
  • Per herd

Tuesday Night October 24th (7PM - 9:30PM - OPTIONAL)

This informal evening session will allow participants to graze on some heavy finger foods, enjoy beverages, and ask questions about the use of NDS​ Professional Software.

  • This evening session is meant to be a very informal and interactive user driven session to look at rations and recipes of any animal type and any region of the country.​
  • Mutiple NDS Personnel would be available to review user provided diets in a discussion format with group attending or privately with time allowing.
  • Please have external file of real diets available for troubleshooting and discussion, if none we can examine rations with farm data from DC305, PC Dart and Feed Watch or Easy Feed​.

Hors d'oeuvres and open bar sponsored by Cumberland Valley Analytical Services

Wednesday October 25th (8am - 5pm)

Breakfast Sponsored by Virtus Nutrition

Components

  • Kevin Harvatine talk on “Milk Fat Depression”
  • Kevin Harvatine, Ph.D.Associate Professor of Nutritional Physiology/Penn State University
  • Protein in Milk Quality tab
  • Fat in Fatty Acid tab and then in Milk Quality tab

Lunch Sponsored by Micronutrients

Optimizer and Multitasking

  • Optimizer and its function
  • Linear
  • Non-Linear
  • Q and A or animal definitions for optimizer
  • Multitasking
  • Optimizer Examples - cow health, milk production fluid, components, cost
  • Optimizer and Multitasking

CLICK HERE to register!
$500USD for the seminar via PayPal 
Breakfast and Lunch included for both days.  Dinner on your own.

Please contact David E. Weber for any question (rumendvm@gmail.com)

Looking forward to seeing you in Chicago!