On behalf of the WCABP, Dr. Ron Clarke (Clarke Communication and Consulting) regularly provides articles for the Vet Advice column in the Canadian Cattlemen magazine.Previous articles can be accessed at:  http://www.canadiancattlemen.ca/category/livestock/vet-advice/

The WCABP website now includes a "Vet Student Employment" page where students can post a short paragraph about themselves with a link to their résumé. WCABP Active members are encouraged to post any student positions they have available.

If you are interested in posting either of the above, please email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) the information for uploading to the website.

Ray Butler Fund

The Ray Butler Fund allocates funds per year to support exposure to veterinary students to bovine practice.

The Ray Butler Fund has recently contributed to the following activities:

If you would like to place THINK LARGE pamphlets on display at your clinic, please call or email the WCABP office to obtain copies free-of-charge. The video presentation is available to borrow if you are providing a presentation to perspective veterinary students.

 

The opportunity: A productive, rewarding, enjoyable career

Work directly with animals
Veterinarians have the personal fulfillment of animal care.

Design innovative herd health plans
Today 's veterinarians work directly with livestock producers to prevent disease and improve productivity.

The Ray Butler Fund allocates funds per year to support exposure to veterinary students to bovine practice.

The Ray Butler Fund has recently contributed to the following activities:

  • WCVM Alberta Production Systems Tour - 15 students - $1,500
  • UCVM Presentations - Temple Grandin, Embryo Transfer, Bovine Rounds, Industry Talks - $437
  • WCVM AI Course - $800
  • UCVM Pizza Lunch with Dr. Eric Behlke
  • WCVM Alberta Bovine Trip - $1,500
  • UCVM Beef Day - $900
  • UCVM Advancements of Genetics in PAH Education Day - $375
  • $670 to support 18 students attending Dairy Day Field Trip
  • $1,500 to support 11 students Alberta Feedlot Field Trip
  • $1,500 to support 14 WCVM students attending an AI clinic in the Saskatoon area
  • $800 to provide pizza lunch for 150 students while hearing the presentation by Dr. Cec Ruschkowski
  • $1,000 to support 14 students travelling to Lakeland College to participate in an AI clinic
  • $2,000 to support 12 students travelling to Lakeland College to participate in an AI clinic.
  • $1,000 to assist Dylan Biggs presenting a 'Cattle Handling Clinic' - 26 WCVM students attended.
  • $1,000 to assist Dr. Steve Hendrick in taking 25 members of the WCVM Bovine Club on a tour of Alberta Feedlots, the UCVM, and to meet with private practitioners.

WCABP welcomes your financial support to enable this initiative.

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