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Jefferson -  UW Extension Cattle Feeders Workshop Series will be held at UW-Extension, Jefferson County Office on February 22.

How Fed Cattle Traits Influence Buyer Interest, Nutrition from Weaning to Finish and Market Outlook and Factors Influencing Price Discover will be addressed at this annual workshops.

Representatives from sale barns will lead a discussion on traits that buyer look for that indicate the likelihood of a high quality carcass and which traits detract from an animal’s value when determining how much to bid for fed cattle.

Building on the discussion of positive and negative traits in fed cattle, Dr. Dan Schaefer, UW Animal Science Department will lead a discussion on nutrition from weaning through finish to produce animals with favorable traits to the buyers.

Dr. Brenda Boetel, UW Extension Livestock Economist will present a market outlook and factors influencing price discovery.

The Jefferson County workshop will be held on Wednesday, February 22 at the UW-Extension, Jefferson County Office at 864 Collins Road in Jefferson. Cost of the program is $10. Registration and meal begin at 5:45 p.m. The evening program will be from 6:30 pm to 8:30pm. Please call 920-674-7295 to register for the program. Registration deadline is Friday, February 17.

Please feel free to contact the UW-Extension, Jefferson County Office at 920-674-7295 with any questions.

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