About this Event
Goat kids are an important part of any dairy goat operation. In this webinar series we will discuss managing the nutrition of transition does, caring for kids in the 48 hours after birth, pain management, housing considerations, and pre-weaning management of goat kids. There will be some key findings presented from the Goat Kid Mortality Project that took place in Ontario from 2017-2020.
This webinar series will take place 10:00am to 12:00pm on February 16, 18, 23, & 25, 2021 and will be hosted on Zoom platform and teleconference. You can sign-up for one or all four webinars in the series. Registration is free.
The scheduled webinars include:
February 16, 2021: Successful Transition Doe Management
Dr. Robert Van Saun – Extension Veterinarian - Pennsylvania State University
February 18, 2021: Caring for Kids in the First 48 hours
Dr. Cathy Bauman – Ontario Veterinary College – University of Guelph; Marlene Paibomesai – Dairy Specialist – OMAFRA
February 23, 2021: Pain Management and Housing Considerations
Dr. Cathy Bauman – Ontario Veterinary College – University of Guelph;
Dr. Jocelyn Jansen– OMAFRA; John Van de Vegte – OMAFRA
February 25, 2021: Pre-weaning Goat Kid Management
Brittany Todd – Young Animal Nutritionist – Grober Nutrition
Dr. Gosia Zobel – Behaviour and Animal Welfare– AgResearch NZ
Sign-up to learn the latest knowledge on managing your does through the transition period, your kids from birth to weaning and how many of these management practices can be applied on your farm. This is a continued education opportunity and you will receive a certificate of participation.
OMAFRA-Knowledge Translation and Transfer Grant
University of Guelph, OMAFRA, Ontario Goat, Gay Lea Foods Co-operative, Ontario Dairy Goat Co-operative
The International Goat Association promotes goat research and development for the benefit of humankind, to alleviate poverty, to promote prosperity and to improve the quality of life.