PROMOTE HOOF HEALTH
THE SOLUTION TO ANIMAL WELFARE

November 2 – 5, 2016
Madison, Wisconsin

Travel Logistics

Symposium Site & Lodging

Crowne Plaza Hotel
44022 E Washington Ave
Madison, WI 53704

The Crowne Plaza Hotel is conveniently located 3.4 miles from Dane County Regional Airport and offers free shuttle service to and from the airport.  Other airports near The Crowne Plaza include General Mitchell International Airport (80.8 mi), O’Hare International Airport (131.8 mi) and Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (262.9 mi).

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Program Schedule

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2

5:30-7:00
7:00-8:00 Promote Hoof Health ~ The Solution to Animal Welfare It Starts with Us ~ Keynote by Nigel Cook
8:00-9:00 Skeletal Structure Changes Caused by Disease ~ Karl Burgi & Travis Busman

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3

8:00-8:50 Skin Histology and Function as it Relates to Digital Dermatitis ~ Dörte Döpfer
9:00-9:50 Hoof Health from the Producer’s Perspective ~ Nick Bell
9:55-10:15
10:20-11:10 Animal Welfare Affects Everyone’s Bottom Line ~ Nigel Cook
11:20-12:00 Understanding the Facts about Antibiotic Residue in Hoof Health ~ Gerard Cramer
12:00-1:00
1:00-1:50 Tackling the Challenges of Reverse Corkscrew claws and Thin Soles ~ Travis Busman & Brian Begert
2:00-2:30 BREAKOUT SESSION: Key Factors of the UK Healthy Feet Programme ~ Nick Bell
BREAKOUT SESSION: Identifying Flooring Issues at Modern Dairy Facilities ~ Alan LeBlanc
2:30-2:50
3:00-3:30 BREAKOUT SESSION: Utilizing Hoof Health Records to Communicate with Clients ~ Karl Burgi
BREAKOUT SESSION: Competent, Contemporary Hoof Care ~ A Case Study ~ David Rowe
3:45-4:15 Maintaining the Integrity of the Digital Cushion ~ Nick Bell
4:20-4:50 Upper Leg Lameness ~ Gerard Cramer, Nigel Cook, Nick Bell, & Karl Burgi
5:30-6:30
6:45-7:45 No Place but UP! ~ Lance Fox
8:00-9:00 Building Sincere Relationships: Gain Your Client’s Trust ~ Landis Brozak

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4

8:00-8:50 New Developments to Control Digital Dermatitis ~ Dörte Döpfer
9:00-9:50 Foot Baths: Fact & Fiction ~ Dr. Mike Socha
9:55-10:15
10:20-11:10 Collaborating with Dairy Management: Instigating Change ~ Jim Barmore
11:20-12:00 Sorting out your Information Ration ~ Kimberly Evert
12:00-1:00
1:00-1:50 In-Line with the Times: Strategic Heifer Rearing ~ Jim Barmore
2:00-2:30 BREAKOUT SESSION: Meeting the Hoof Health Needs on Robotic Dairies ~ Gerard Cramer
BREAKOUT SESSION: Understanding the Causes & Effects of Reverse Corkscrew Claws ~ Travis Busman
2:30-2:50
3:00-3:30 BREAKOUT SESSION: Work Smarter: Cattle Handling Strategies ~ Gerard Cramer
BREAKOUT SESSION: When and How to Modify Your Trim Schedule on Farms with Excessive Wear ~ Brian Begert
3:45-4:45 What’s your Locomotion Score? Maintaining Trimmer Mobility ~ Ciara Burgi
5:30-6:30
6:45-7:15 Hoof Health Successes ~ Takahito Hayashi
7:20-8:10 Functional Trimming for Grazing, Free Stall, and Drylot Herds ~ Jaco deBruin
8:10-9:00 Let the Chips Fly! ~ Facilitated Round Table Discussion

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5 > POST SYMPOSIUM EVENT

7:30-12:30 Evaluating a Dairy Scenario from a Hoof Health Perspective ~ Gerard Cramer & Nigel Cook
12:30-1:15

Sponsors

Thank you to the following sponsors for supporting the 2016 SAVE COWS SYMPOSIUM

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