AABP Honors Dr. Ben Shelton for Preventative Medicine (Dairy)

AABP and Boehringer Ingleheim honored Dr. Ben Shelton (left) with this year’s Excellence in Preventative Medicine Award for dairy practice. Dr. Geof Smith, from North Carolina State University, presented the award.

( John Maday )

During the recent American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) conference, attendees honored Dr. Ben Shelton for excellence in preventative medicine in dairy practice.

Boehringer Ingleheim sponsors the annual AABP Excellence in Preventative Medicine Award, with honorees from both beef and dairy practices.

Shelton, a University of Tennessee graduate, practices in North Carolina and also operates a 1,200-head dairy.