LFCE Field Day

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  • Date :  July 20, 2021
  • Time : 09:30 am - 04:00 pm

The Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence willbe hosting their second summer field day on July 20th.

Tentative program (subject to change)

9:30     Registration
10:00   Welcome                    
10:15   Back to Business: Mental Health, Markets and Science Solutions (panel discussion)

Anne Wasko, market analyst, Gateway Livestock
Cynthia Beck, MSc graduate student, Clinical Psychology, University of Regina
Scott Wright (PhD), director, Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence

11:20   Integromes and Bison: Dr. Gregg Adams (DVM, PhD)
11:40   Lunch Break
12:20   Pens, Plots and Paddocks Tour (three buses)

Section 5
  • Annual & perennial forage systems – Effect on yield, quality, steer performance and gas emissions: Dr. Bart Lardner (PhD) and Megan Wasden, MSc graduate student
  • Effect of forage variety on forage characteristics, animal preference and grazing behaviour: Dr. Bart Lardner (PhD) and Cassidy Sim, MSc graduate student
Forage and Cow Calf Research and Teaching Unit
  • Water quality and its impacts on cattle: Dr. Greg Penner (PhD) and Catherine Lang (Ministry of Agriculture)
  • Genomic and genetic factors in gestation length: Dr. Mika Asai-Coakwell (PhD) and Hailey Bolen, MSc graduate student
Beef Cattle Research and Teaching Unit
  • Stocking density and bunk size on cattle behaviour, performance, and liver abscesses: Dr. Diego Moya (DVM, PhD)
  • Dietary flavours to stimulate intake and health of newly arrived feedlot cattle: Dr. Diego Moya (DVM, PhD)
  • Impact of increasing levels of ergot in the diet of feedlot cattle: Dr. Gabriel Ribeiro (DVM, PhD)
4:00     Closing remarks