Health Champions: Protecting and Improving Your On-Farm Investment

Date: October 19, 2016
Time: 6 - 9 p.m.
Location: Community Center, 407 State Street, Hart, MI 49420
Contact: Emily Schmitt,, 517-853-3782; Beth Ferry,, 269-445-4438

Course Schedule: 
Each workshop will be held at four locations across the state. See locations below.

Time: 6 - 9 p.m.

Cost: No cost for attending 

Session Topics: 

  • Assisting the farrowing Sow - Tips, Tools and Tricks
  • Changes to medicated feed regulations - Veterinary Feed Directive - Changes are here!
  • Improving your herd health - Vaccination plans and deworming programs, what should you do on your farm?
  • Proper nutrition for the newly-weaned pig - Getting the young piglet started early and properly
  • Semen Management - Handling, viability and which extender to use
  • Should this pig be treated? When to treat, euthanize and leave alone!
  • Mortality management - What is BODA and how does it apply to me! 

Refreshments and snacks will be provided.

Lawrence, MI - Oct. 11, 2016
Van Buren ISD and Tech Center
250 South Paw Paw Street
Lawrence, MI 49064

Mt. Pleasant, MI - Oct. 12, 2016
Isabella County MSU Extension Office
200 N. Main Street
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

Jackson, MI - Oct. 18, 2016
Jackson County MSU Extension Office
1715 Lansing Ave. #257
Jackson, MI 49202

Hart, MI - Oct. 19, 2016
Community Center
407 State Street
Hart, MI 49420

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