Symposium to Address Bred Heifer Programs

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Symposium to Address Bred Heifer Programs

An upcoming symposium for ranchers will address topics important to the management and development of replacement and bred heifers.
The Heifer Marketing and Development Symposium will take place in Riverton, Wyo., Sept. 9-10 at the Fremont Center on the Fremont County Fairgrounds; and in Douglas, Wyo., Sept. 11-12 at the Armory next to the Wyoming State Fairgrounds. The symposium will feature industry and academic speakers on topics that could have an impact on the heifer development and marketing program for ranching operations. Topics include vaccination protocols; outlook for market demand; ultrasound and DNA technologies; bull selection; mineral nutrition; and more. Registration for the symposium is $10 by Aug. 26 or $25 at the door. To register, make checks payable to the Wyoming Business Council and mail to: Cody Bainter, 214 W. 15th Street, Cheyenne, WY 82002.