Welcome to Episode 49 of BCI Cattle Chat where we had the opportunity to visit with Tony Batterham, DVM and Feed yard Consultant of Australia. Please click on the links below to be taken to any sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news about our exciting upcoming guests on both Twitter and Facebook.
1:58 – Introduction of Tony Batterham – DVM, Feed yard Consultant and Board Member of ALFA (Australian Lot Feeders’ Association)
5:26 – Herd Expansion
8:12 – Colostrum Management
14:51 – Top 5 Tips for Managing Colostrum in Beef Herds
- Manage Body Condition Score
- Suitable Calving Environment
- Calving Difficulty Management
- Feed Colostrum to those with Dystocia
- Have a Well Vaccinated Cow Herd
16:12 – Antimicrobial Use in Feed yards
20:15 – Animal Activism
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