Upcoming Events

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Upcoming Event

Save the Date!  ACV Bull Examination Webinar - proudly sponsored by Zoetis

  • Date - 24 May 2017
  • Time - 7.00pm AEST
  • Duration - one hour
  • Presenter - Dr Ben Gardiner
  • About the webinar - Dr Ben Gardiner will be going through the bull reproduction examination. He will go through his crush-side routine, interpretation or results, plans to manage these results and how to communicate all of this with farmers. He will also include routine bull care such as vaccination etc.
  • ACV Members: Keep an eye out for your email invitation with the link to register!
  • Non-members: Check back in the coming week for your link to register!


ACV Calf Rearing Workshop

Friday 9 June 2017, 9.00am–3.30pm
Meeting Room 215, Melbourne Convention Centre - AVA 2017 Annual Conference

Calf disease and management workshop – Matt Izzo is an accredited cattle specialist.  Matt will take you through how to manage the sick calf as well as providing the necessary steps to investigate why calves are getting sick and practical solutions to prevent further disease.

AVA member: $440
SIG member:  $330
AVA student/new graduate member:    $200
Non-member: $880

VetEd points:   5


Register for the AVA 2017 Annual Conference here


Annual Conference

ACV holds a large annual conference, the conference is a major initiative in the AVA's comprehensive annual Continuing Professional Development Program.  

Cattle veterinarians can participate in world-class lectures as well as hands-on skills workshops. There are also opportunities for sponsors and trade exhibitors to attend and communicate with the largest audience of rural vets in Australia. Our conference provides a great opportunity to learn, share in new scientific research and to catch up with colleagues.

Details will soon be released for the 2018 ACV Conference to be held in the harbour city of Fremantle, Western Australia from 3-6 April 2018.


Past Conference Proceedings

All past conference proceedings can be accessed in the VetEd library here.  The VetEd library is accessible only to members so please remember to be logged in to the AVA website to access the full range of papers.


Past Events


You can read the full list of upcoming ACV events here.

You can also search the full list of upcoming veterinary events in the AVA calender here.






The 2016 ACV Conference this year titled "Déjà Moo" was a three day event held at Ayers Rock Resort, Northern Territory from the 6-8 April 2016

The full ACV 2016 Conference Proceedings are now available for ACV members here

You can also access the ACV 2016 Conference Proceedings via the AVA VetEd library here 


Bull Reproduction Workshop

Bull Reproduction Workshop

Saturday 13th February @ Warrnambool Veterinary Clinic

More workshops will be held in the future - check back or keep an eye out in the Moosletter for further information as it becomes available.

With growing interest in Fertility testing of bulls in dairy herds in South West Victoria and South East South Australia, a day focusing on the examination of the bovine male reproductive tract and semen evaluation will be held.

It will be conducted by Dr David Beggs (BVSc, MVS), who is a BULLCHECK™ (formally the VBBSE) accredited examiner and creator of the Bull reporter software.

The day will cover the following topics:

  • External examination of the bull
  • Internal examination of the bull
  • Use of Bull reporter software
  • Semen evaluation
  • Interpretation of findings


Application for ACV Support for Field Days - 2017

Annually ACV receives requests from a number of members and organisations to provide support for industry field days and events in their local area.

As our annual (calendar year) budget must be approved by AVA in the last quarter of the preceding year, we often simply do not have the budget allocation to support these requests.

In order to ensure that we are fair to all members who may wish to do this, we have drafted a proforma for use to request funding/resources for 2017 to be received by 1 September 2016 to be considered in this year’s ACV 2017 budget process.

While we cant promise that all requests will be fully funded, we can ensure that they will certainly given careful consideration.



ACV Conference Podcasts

ACV Scientific Convenor, Dr Dave Beggs, brings you a collection of podcasts from various ACV Conferences. These podcasts offer members a candid perspective of the exciting topics covered by our brilliant speakers. ACV members please click here to download the ACV Conference podcasts.



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