2008 World Dairy Expo Education Seminar: Dry Cow Nutrition Current Issues in Feeding Far-Off and Pre-Fresh Dry Cows

2008 World Dairy Expo Education Seminar: Dry Cow Nutrition Current Issues in Feeding Far-Off and Pre-Fresh Dry Cows, by Dr. Garret R. (Gary) Oetzel, Associate Professor, UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine



The dry period is instrumental in ensuring a cow’s success for the upcoming lactation. A healthy cow equals to a healthy bottom line. Dry cow nutrition continues to be a focus for researchers and nutritionists alike. Dr. Oetzel will discuss the big picture of dry cow nutrition including key factors to reduce fresh cow problems. Oetzel is an Associate Profession in the Food Animal Production Section at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine teaching veterinary clinical nutrition and applied dairy nutrition. His research and clinical focus includes troubleshooting the dairy herd for metabolic diseases like milk fever, ruminal acidosis and ketosis.