Managing Diarrhoea in Beef Calves 1 CPD Points

Overview

The key to preventing calf diarrhoea in a beef herd is to work with the producer to have a good preventive plan in place well in advance of calving. This webinar will discuss the epidemiology of calf scours in a suckler beef herd, and how to apply this knowledge to tailor preventive strategies for that herd. It will also cover tools to investigate a calf scour outbreak in beef herd, effective methods of treating beef calves on-farm and practical tips for producers to ensure successful treatment outcome.

Price levels

4 Sep 2020 to 21 Sep 2020
Associate $ 85.00
Full Member $ 85.00
New Graduate $ 85.00
Student $ 85.00
Cattle - Associate $ 0.00
Cattle - Full Member $ 0.00
Cattle - New Graduate $ 0.00
Cattle - Student $ 0.00

Who should attend

Cattle Veterinarians / Students

Learning outcome

  • Understand the epidemiology of calf diarrhoea in a beef herd, and use this knowledge to develop practical preventive and control strategies for producers
  • Have a sound strategy for investigating diarrhoea in a beef herd and knowledge of the tools available to assist with this
  • Be able to give producers practical advice on treating affected calves on-farm

Further details

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This webinar is free of charge to ACV members.

Presenter(s)

Dr Alison Gunn
Alison Gunn has worked in dairy and beef practice for nearly 30 years. She has a passion for calves, and has investigated many calf scours outbreaks as well as researched, published and provided technical advice to industry on calf health and nutrition. From 2004 until 2014 she was the project manager for series of MLA projects on Calf Scours in Suckler Beef Herds. Currently, she runs a veterinary clinical and consultancy business, Herd Solutions, based in East Gippsland.

Managing Diarrhoea in Beef Calves

Start: 21 September 2020, 8:00PM
End: 21 September 2020, 9:00PM
(ACT time)

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Jo Wheeler