- SEEDSTOCK SALES
- BREED SHOWS & DISPLAYS
- JUNIOR SHOW
- YOUTH EVENTS
- GENETIC PATHWAY
- TRADE SHOW
Catch up on the latest in technology and industry topics at our Educational Seminars in the Voinovich Building Sale Ring 2 on Friday, March 15. Attend any of the Educational Seminars and be entered for prizes at the end of the seminar!
10 a.m. Keeping a Healthy Herd
Robert Baroon of Norbrook will host an animal health segment
that goes into detail about the proper medications and
dewormers that are available. Robert will discuss the difference
between pour on, oral and injectable dewormers. He
will also talk about the strength of 300 mg oxytetracycline.
This will prove to be beneficial for anyone wanting to lean
more about their animals health and wellbeing.
11:15 a.m. Brood Cow Nutrition
Dr. Timothy Osborn will be hosting a seminar covering everything
you need to know on brood cow nutrition, including
the challenges of keeping cows in optimum condition and
understanding of the stages the brood cow life cycle. Proper
body condition and mineral supplementation are key components
of maintaining reproductive quality. If basic metabolic
nutritional demands are not met, reproduction will be the
first to go. It is also the hardest to reinstate and will cause the
biggest negative impact to your bottom-line.
12:30 p.m. Where are Checkoff Dollars Going?
by OCA Officers and Staff
The mission of the Ohio Beef Council is to increase demand
for beef by investing Ohio’s checkoff funds in key areas
such as promotion, research, consumer information, industry
information, foreign marketing. Attend this seminar to
learn more about how your Ohio Beef Checkoff dollars are
1:15 p.m. So you wanna be a cowboy?
by The Ohio State University Beef Team
The Ohio State University Beef Team will host an educational
seminar that will discuss the challenges of today’s cattle
industry. A few topics that they will touch on will be forages,
genetics and marketing. If you are thinking about starting
your own operation in the future, this seminar is for you.
2 p.m. Buckeye Judging Tips
by The Ohio State University Livestock Judging Team
Past and current OSU livestock judging team members will
be on hand to help students understand the fundamentals of
judging beef animals. The presentation will cover the basics
of heifer and bull selection, and also market steer evaluation.
In addition, how to properly take notes for oral reasons and a
couple of example sets of reasons will be presented.
3 p.m. Stock Show U Demonstration
by Stock Show University
Stock Show University Professors Tyler Winegardner, and
Bruce and Amie Stertzbach will demonstrate the correct
clipping and fitting techniques needed to become a stand out
in the show ring. This clinic is for anyone that would like to
further their knowledge on daily hair care and clipping.
5 p.m. Fitting Demonstration | Rauch Arena
by Weaver Livestock
Weaver Livestock ambassadors will demonstrate the correct
way to fit, clip and present your cattle for a show. They will
break down the animal and individually go over different parts
of the calf, all while sharing tips and discussing daily hair care.