Jan. 25 is the date, and the Chisholm Trail Pavilion at the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Enid, OK, is the setting for the Stocker Receiving Management Conference.

Among the topics are: treating respiratory disease, vaccination needs and priorities, cost-effective health dollars, sick calf ID and treatment, receiving management priorities, treatment of joint problems on wheat stockers, BVD virus testing, and trucking's impact on stockers. Other features include: a stocker research update; presentation on low-stress handling techniques for stocker operators; and a weaning calf management session covering health implications, nutrition and management, and performance and treatment comparisons.

Registration is $25. For more info, contact Greg Highfill at 580-237-7677 or Greg.Highfill@okstate.edu.