Management Considerations for Beef x Dairy Calves
April 21, 2021 - May 5, 2021
Join Ohio State University Extension and Michigan State University Extension on April 21, 28, and May 5 at 12:00 p.m. EST, for a series titled “Management Considerations for Beef x Dairy Calves.”
Dairy steers have been an important part of the beef supply chain for some time, this program will cover a variety of topics related to marketing, genetics, and management of crossbred beef x dairy cattle.
On April 21, Larry Rose, Head of Regional Cattle Procurement for JBS will be discussing marketing options and how crossbred dairy calves fit into the beef production system.
The April 28 meeting will feature Chip Kemp, Director of Industry Services at the American Simmental Association. Chip will be discussing which beef cattle EPD’s and traits to consider to maximize the value and marketability of crossbred beef on dairy calves.
Jerad Jaborek, Beef Feedlot Systems Educator for MSU Extension and Garth Ruff, OSU Beef Cattle Field Specialist will cover on farm management strategies for dairy beef calves on May 5.
This webinar is free to anyone interested in the topic and we ask that you register online.