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Farm Animal Education: Stocker Cattle Management from Head to Tail

Photo: Continuing education opportunity at UTCVM for stock operations owners, veterinarians and veterinary technicians.

(July 25, 2013  Knoxville, TN.)-- The College of Veterinary Medicine and the Animal Science and Extension Departments at the University of Tennessee  Institute of Agriculture sponsored  "Stocker Cattle Management  from Head to Tail." The continuing education conference was for veterinarians, veterinary technicians and stocker operations owners

The conference was held Saturday, August 24 at the UT College of Veterinary Medicine on the agricultural campus.

Stock Cattle Management from Head to Tail Schedule:


7:30 8:00      Registration and Continental breakfast

8:00 8:30      UT Institute of Agriculture Update Dr. Tim Cross

8:30 9:00      Stocker Cattle Epidemiology/Hood of the Truck Statistics - Dr. Brian Whitlock       

9:00 9:30      Stocker Operations: A Business Model - Andrew Griffith

9:30 10:00    Update on Infectious Bovine Keratoconjunctivitis - Dr. Brian Whitlock


10:00 10:30 Break


10:30 11:00 Nutrition at Receiving for Stocker Calves-  Dr. Travis Mulliniks

11:00 11:30 Forages and Stocker Operations - Dr. Gary Bates

11:30 12:00 Pain Mitigation and Stocker Calves - Dr. David Anderson


Noon 1:00    Lunch


1:00 1:30      Preventing Bovine Respiratory Disease in Stocker Calves (Respiratory Immunology) -                                Dr. Mike Moore

1:30 2:00      Diagnosing Bovine Respiratory Disease in Stocker Calves - Dr. Marc Caldwell

2:00-2:30         Therapeutics for Stocker Calves with Bovine Respiratory Disease - Dr. Marc Caldwell


2:30 2:45      Break


2:45 4:30      Tour of UT VET MED Center Farm Animal Hospital

                           Wet Lab- Lung Scores, BAL, and TTW- Drs. Anderson, Caldwell, Whitlock




Posted: 07-25-13 Viewed: 17136 times

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Sandra Harbison
College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Tennessee
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996

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