Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012

Bovine Vet Week-in-Review

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Lukasiewicz is AVC Consultant of the Year

"Doc Kip" was honored by his peers at AVC for his work in the beef cattle industry. Lukasiewicz, who lives in St. Paul, Neb., represents a new age of consulting veterinarians, says nominator Dee Griffin, DVM, MS, University of Nebraska. “He focuses more on cattle care and low-stress handling than many of us have in the past, with far less focus on emphasizing treatments.”
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UC Davis food animal seminar

The UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Food Animal and Reproduction Medicine Club will hold its 4th Annual Food Animal Practitioners CE Seminar on Jan. 12, 2013. Eight continuing education credits are available to veterinarians.
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Raw milk: Separating fact from fiction

Is unpasteurized milk safe for all consumers to drink? Does pasteurization destroy the health benefits of milk? These questions and more are the target of a new Purdue University fact sheet focused on setting the record straight about both raw and pasteurized milk.
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2013 Pfizer scholarship deadline extended

Second and third year veterinary students have an extra week to submit an application for the 2013 Pfizer Animal Health and American Veterinary Medical Foundation Veterinary Student Scholarship Program.
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MLVs are not your only option

Compelling new research from university and industry experts has revealed evidence that reproductive losses in cattle could be attributed to commonly recommended IBR modified-live vaccine protocols. Visit to learn more about the research along with firsthand experience to keep you up-to-date with the latest information.

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APLU honors Dr. Dan Thomson with teaching award

A Kansas State University faculty member in the College of Veterinary Medicine is one of six professors throughout the country to win a 2012 Excellence in College and University Teaching in the Food and Agricultural Sciences Regional Teaching Award.
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No renegade veterinarians

Hiring new grads can be a test for both the practice owner and the new veterinarian. Both parties need have similar goals and also need to know when it isn’t working out.
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Feeding post-drought calves

The drought has had huge nutritional impacts on cow-calf production. In many places because grass wasn’t available, there were increased costs of production when producers had to feed some type of supplement.
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Cattle handling and improvement seminar

The UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine will offer its 2nd Annual Beef Improvement & Low Stress Cattle Handling Seminar on Jan. 12, 2013, at the veterinary school in Davis, Calif.
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