Bovine Veterinarian
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WVC honors Walther, Wren and Creed
Mastitis monitoring starts with case definition
Help clients avoid drug residues
Maas named BQA Educator of the Year
Transportation, stress and cattle health
Make a plan to prevent scours
WVC 2013 Food Animal Incentive Awards
Veterinarians are 'boots on the ground'
Grass traps can help chronic calves
Reproductive profiling in cow-calf herds

WVC WVC honors Walther, Wren and Creed
Sunday the Dr. Jack Walther 85th Annual Western Veterinary Conference honored three of its long-term supporters at its opening session. Read More
Mastitis monitoring starts with case definition
Monitoring of mastitis rates and events is common on dairies given the prevalence of the disease, and having a plan for developing case definitions and protocols is critical. Read More
Help clients avoid drug residues
Veterinarians need to work with livestock producers to ensure they are using drugs legally and properly on cattle farms. Read More
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BQA Maas named BQA Educator of the Year
Dr. John Maas, DVM, University of California–Davis, is known throughout the beef industry for his passion for animal health and the checkoff-funded Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program. Recently, he was honored as the 2013 Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Educator of the Year. Maas is an integral part of the BQA program, serving in state and national leadership roles, including the BQA Advisory Board. Read More
 
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Transportation, stress and cattle health
Transportation of cattle is a common practice and may influence the risk of subsequent calf health and performance. Read More
Make a plan to prevent scours
Mark Hilton, DVM, Dipl. ABVP, Purdue University, believes beef producers and their veterinarians should shoot for a goal of 0% calf scours. Read More
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Winnerd WVC 2013 Food Animal Incentive Awards
Five outstanding young food-animal focused veterinarians were honored at the Dr. Jack Walther 85th Annual Western Veterinary Conference in Las Vegas, Nev. this week. Read More
Veterinarians are 'boots on the ground'
In the event of an animal disease outbreak or disaster, veterinarians are on the frontline to respond. Julie Gard DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACT, Auburn University, spoke to veterinarians at the 85th Annual Western Veterinary Conference in Las Vegas this week about their role in assisting with these types of events. She used foot-and-mouth (FMD) disease as an example. Read More
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Grass traps can help chronic calves
An important concept that veterinarians need to work with their clients on is knowing “when to say when” on treating calves. Read More
Reproductive profiling in cow-calf herds
Monitoring reproductive success is an important service to cow-calf clients and visualizing the reproductive history of the herd can be a useful methodology to monitor progress, says Brad White, DVM, MS, Kansas State University. Read More
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