Livestock Care Conference 2013: Top issues, leading speakers
8 March, 2013
From innovative assessment models to new Codes of Practice, farm animal care is higher profile than ever, with major implications for livestock producers and their industries. LCC 2013, March 210-22 in Calgary, puts a spotlight on the big issues, key progress and what producers need to know.
Click here to view the LCC News Blog highlighting the latest information leading up to and during the conference. Check back regularly for updates.
Good news about trans fats? "We are learning there is a very important public health message to convey about ruminant natural trans fats and how these are different from the industrial trans fats that have been targeted as harmful to health." – Dr. Spencer Proctor, University of Alberta
Science tackles sow housing challenge. "If there is one thing we have learned that we can pass on to you in North America, it’s that group sow housing is possible and the farmer is the key to success." – Dr. Herman Vermeer, Wageningen UR Livestock Research, Netherlands