May 21 2021 02:58 PM

Dairy Cattle Welfare Council Webinar Series

These one-hour live educational sessions are available to attendees from around the world. Live webinars are free of charge for all, but you must register. Recordings are available to active members of the DCWC (CC capable in Spanish, French, etc.).

“2021 Dairy Cattle Welfare Research - Student Showcase”


  • “Feeding enrichment for milk-fed dairy calves” by Blair Downey, University of California – Davis
  • “The effects of xylazine sedation in 2 to 6-week-old calves disbudded with a cautery iron” by Cassandra Reedman, University of Guelph
  • “What do dairy cows want when lying down?” by Laura Shewbridge Carter, Harper Adams University & Scotland’s Rural College

Date: May 19, 2021

Time: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time


Webinars are geared toward dairy farmers, veterinarians, consultants, industry, Extension/academia, and government representatives interested in many aspects of dairy cattle welfare. Professional, undergraduate, and graduate students are strongly encouraged to participate. Continuing Education Credit is awarded on an hour per hour basis. Contact to request Veterinary CE documentation.

2021 Virtual Dairy Cattle Welfare Symposium

Join us for the 2021 Virtual Dairy Cattle Welfare Symposium to be held virtually on May 25-27, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT each day. Registration information and program agenda is available at:

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