Optimizing Dry Matter Intake in Transition Dairy Cows


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CE Credits: 2.4 Scientific

Dr. Schuenemann will cover key factors negatively affecting dry matter intake in transition dairy cows (e.g., cow comfort, particle size, and dry matter content of TMR, mycotoxins) and how to promote feeding behavior to optimize the health and performance of both cows and newborn calves.


Gustavo M. Schuenemann, DVM, MS, PhD
Dr. Gustavo M. Schuenemann is a Professor and Extension Specialist of Dairy Cattle Health and Management in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine at The Ohio State University. Dr. Schuenemann’s work focuses on practical solutions to optimize the transition dairy cow and personnel management. Dr. Schuenemann has been invited as a speaker for scientific conferences, workshops, and short courses in the US and 20 countries—giving over 600 presentations at national and international levels since 2008.