DairyCast update for Febuary 9, 2010, Tips on Newborn Calf Care When Difficult Problems Arise

Our recent trip to San Antonio, Texas for the Cattle Industry Annual Convention was extremely valuable. I truly enjoyed the chance to catch up with many of you and gain your perspectives. If we weren’t able to connect in Texas, drop me a message to let me know what’s on your mind and how we can help.

I am excited to bring you numerous conversations from the industry leading event. I want to begin by sharing the interesting perspective of Chris Gardner. Chris is the author of The Pursuit of Happyness and was portrayed by Will Smith in the blockbuster movie by the same title. He shares his eventful story from a life of homelessness on the streets to owning his own multi-million dollar brokerage firm. Join this powerful and motivational conversation!
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Tips on newborn calf care when difficult problems arise

MP3 fileLarry Hollis, DVM, offers suggestions on handling difficult situations, like warming a chilled calf.

Chris Gardner Shares His Pursuit of Happyness

MP3 fileChris Gardner, author of Pursuit of Happyness, shares with the 2010 Cattle Industry Annual Convention audience his thoughts on the future and inspiration. This keynote is in three parts (Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3

Agchat: Agriculture discussions on Social Media channels

Twitter discussionsAnimal Care discussion. Contains responses to questions, resource links, and transcript of conversations.

YouTubeDairy farming, sharing your story. This is an excellent example of sharing your dairy story with a broader audience through tools in social media.

DairyCast® Headliners

Don Tyler

Link to blogA man recently opened his mail to find a note from his bank with a returned check marked "NSF" (for non-sufficient funds.) After hearing all the difficulties that banks are having these days, he called their accounting department and asked, "Is it you……or me?".

Meggie Foster

Link to blogTaking one day a month to "have fun" Spending at least one day off a month, or more is one of the most important items in operating a successful farm business, according to Albert Nunes, a CPA with Genske, Mulder & Co. from Modesto, Calif., who made a presentation on financial strategies to get through tough times during the Indiana Livestock, Grain and Forage Forum last week. In terms of family life, reducing the stress load and keeping a positive attitude, a vacation day or a bit of time off once a month can be tremendously beneficial, he explained.

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