Register for the 2018 Dairy Cattle Welfare Symposium

Register for the 2018 Dairy Cattle Welfare Symposium

There are still spots available to attend the 3rd Dairy Cattle Welfare Symposium. The symposium will be held May 31st & June 1st at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas located in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Registration details and program agenda are available at: https://www.dcwcouncil.org/symposium

The symposium is hosted by the Dairy Cattle Welfare Council (DCWC), a growing organization established in 2016. This event will bring together dairy farmers, veterinarians, consultants, universities, and the dairy community to discuss best recommended practices with focus on animal well-being, management, husbandry, animal-people interaction, health, and productivity.

The first keynote speaker will be Dr. Carl Safina discussing “animal emotions, feelings and social interaction needs”. Other speakers will include Mandi McLeod, Janet Helms, David Kelton, Jack Rodenburg, Conrad Spangler, Sean Mallett, Charlotte Winder, Geoffrey Dahl, Robert Hagevoort, Cassandra Tucker, K. R. Averhoff, and Nina Von Keyserlingk. The program will also include short oral presentations on dairy welfare-related research by students from universities across the country.

Sponsors include:

Platinum

Zoetis
Merck Animal Health
Silver

Aurora Organic Dairy
Boehringer Ingelheim
FutureCow
Bronze​​

American Humane
Diamond V
Elanco
FACTA
FARM Program
IceRobotics
Lely
Midwestern University
Novus
Organic Valley
SCR by Allflex
Select Sires
Where Food Comes From / Validus
Zinpro

John Maday
Fri, 05/18/2018 – 10:37

Category

Veterinary Education
Dairy Cattle
Animal Welfare
Dairy (General)

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