Cattle Industry Update For Veterinarians

US - Iowa State University clinicians and extension specialists will be providing area veterinarians with up-to-date information on the cattle industry at an upcoming May meeting.
calendar icon 12 April 2010
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"This in-service for practicing veterinarians has been well received by practitioners from Iowa and Missouri," said Joe Sellers, ISU Extension beef specialist. "It provides an opportunity for networking among area veterinarians, ISU Extension staff and researchers."

The meeting will start at 9 am on 19 May at the McNay Research and Demonstration Farm in Lucas County, Iowa. Topics on the agenda include:

  • Beef cow nutrition review
  • Heifer development — recent research and current recommendations
  • Beef breeding systems to improve cow herd efficiency
  • Legal issues for veterinarians
  • Mineral interactions and recommendations
  • Strategic de-worming
Interested individuals can pre-register for the event by May 12 and pay a $50 registration fee; the cost to attend when registering at the door is $70. To pre-register or to learn more about the meeting, contact Sellers at (641) 203-1270 or [email protected].

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