Frontier Extension schedules cow herd health meeting

Frontier Extension District will host a meeting on cow herd health, 6-9 p.m. Jan. 29, 2018, at Celebration Hall, 220 W. 17th St. (Franklin County Fairgrounds), Ottawa, Kan. A free brisket sandwich meal will be provided to those that RSVP.

The evening meeting will feature speakers A.J. Tarpoff DVM, KSU Extension beef cattle veterinarian; Gregg Hanzlicek DVM, Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory; and Jaymelynn Farney, KSU Extension beef systems specialist.

Several hot topics will be highlighted throughout the evening. “Anaplasmosis Prevention, Treatment and Diagnosis” may be the biggest draw. Come hear what’s new with this disease. Other topics to be discussed include “Fly Control and How to Beat Resistance” and “Ways to use Nutrition to Reduce the Incidence of Calf Scours.”

Cattle producers are encouraged to mark their calendars and plan to attend this educational evening. RSVPs are needed by Jan. 24 to reserve a meal. For meal reservations or more information, contact Rod Schaub, Frontier Extension District agent, at 785-828-4438.

Information thanks to Frontier Extension District.

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