Happy Cows Live in Michigan! Jan. 29

January 29, 2019 9:30AM - 12:30PM

Isabella County MSU Extension, 200 N. Main St., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

Contact: Shelly Sowles/Marianne Buza, 989-269-9949, mbuza@msu.edu

Happy cows are profitable cows. Learn how animal well-being can impact your bottom line and which well-being practices can improve cow performance. This program can help you find low-cost solutions to improve productivity.


  • Becoming LEAN not THIN: Looking for Constant Improvements
  • Is Heat Stress Burning Your Bottom Line?
  • Heat Stress Project – Lessons Learned
  • Impact of Stocking Density on Health and Profitability
  • Rumen Stability: One Key for Happy and Profitable Cows
  • Calf and Heifer Housing, Health and Nutrition

Speakers:  Paola Bacigalupo, Marianne Buza, Faith Cullens, Phil Durst, Kathy Lee, Martin J Mangual, Stan Moore

Each meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. and concludes at 12:30 p.m. with lunch following. Price is $15 per person and includes lunch. Click here for the event flyer.

Dates and locations:

Jan. 24, 2019 – Ottawa County MSU Extension, 12220 Fillmore St., West Olive, MI 49460
Jan. 29, 2019Isabella County MSU Extension, 200 N. Main St., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Jan. 30, 2019 – Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizer, 3055 M-21, St. Johns, MI 48879
Jan. 31, 2019 – Hillsdale County MSU Extension, 20 Care Dr. Suite B, Hillsdale, MI 49242
Feb. 12, 2019 – Wexford County MSU Extension, 401 N. Lake St. # 400, Cadillac, MI 49601
Feb. 13, 2019 – Ogemaw County MSU Extension, 205 8th St., West Branch, MI 48661
Feb. 14, 2019 – Jay’s Sporting Goods, 1151 S. Otsego Ave., Gaylord, MI 49735
Feb. 19, 2019 – Franklin Inn, 1070 E Huron Ave., Bad Axe, MI 48413


Event Location

200 N. Main St. 3rd Floor Room 340 Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

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Tags: cow, dairy, health, heat stress, michigan state university, michigan state university extension, nutrition, productivity, rumen, stocking density

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