2021 WCABP Conference Program

Dates: Thursday, January 14th - Saturday, January 16th

Location: VIRTUAL


Conference Chair: Dr. Eric Maguet
Conference Coordinator: Mierau Management Services


 

Day 1 - Thursday, January 14th

DAIRY

BEEF

8:20 AM Introductory Remarks 8:20 AM Introductory Remarks

-- Morning Session --

8:30 - 9:30 AM Pathogen-Based Mastitis Therapy
- Dr. Erin Royster
8:30- 9:30 AM Common Pitfalls of Alternative Feeds in Western Canada
- Dr. Greg Penner
9:30 - 10:30 AM Strategies to Control and Contain Contagious Mastitis
- Dr. Erin Royster
9:30 - 10:30 AM Calf Anesthetics and Analgesia
- Dr. Nigel Caulkett
10:30 - 11:00 AM - Refreshment Break
11:00 - 12:00 AM Common Pitfalls of Alternative Feeds in Western Canada
- Dr. Greg Penner
11:00 - 12:00 AM Bovine Field Anesthesia
- Dr. Nigel Caulkett
12 Noon - 1:00 PM - Lunch Break

-- Afternoon Session --

1:00 - 2:00 PM

Estrus Detection and Activity Monitors
- Dr. Ronaldo Cerri

1:00 - 2:00 PM Non-Reproductive Uses in Bovine Ultrasound
- Dr. Theresa Ollivett
2:00 - 3:00 PM Preventing Disease in Dairy Calves: What products to consider using and why they are effective
- Dr. David Renaud
2:00 - 3:00 PM

Arthropod Control Strategies


- Dr. Kateryn Rochon
3:00 - 3:30 PM - Refreshment Break
3:30 - 4:30 PM Risk Factors Contributing to Mortality: How do we identify and manage them
- Dr. David Renaud
3:30 - 4:30 PM Practice Tips - Cancer Eye Surgery and Utrecht Method to Deliver Calves
- Dr. W. Mark Hilton
4:30 PM - Session Adjourns

Day 2 - Friday, January 15th - OMR SEMINARS

7:00 - 8:00 AM

Virtual Presentation sponsored by Solvet
- Dr. Merle Olson, VP Research, will present "Meloxicam Oral Suspension, Cal-Boost Bolus and K Phos Boost Bolus Applications in Beef and Dairy Practice

8:20 - 8:30 AM Introductory Remarks
- Morning Session -
8:30 - 9:30 AM Down Cow Exams - Dr. André Desrochers
9:30 - 10:30 AM Pandemics and Emerging Animal Diseases - Dr. Volker Gerdts
10:30 - 11:00 AM Refreshment Break
11:00 - 12:00 AM Surgical Abdomens in Calves - Dr. André Desrochers
12 Noon - 2:00 PM Lunch Break
12:15 - 2:00 PM WCABP A.G.M.
- Afternoon Session -
2:00 - 3:00 PM Transboundary Diseases Between Wildlife and the Cattle Industry - Dr. Todd Shury
3:00 - 3:30 PM Refreshment Break
3:30 - 4:00 PM Update on Genetic ASSETS (Antimicrobial Stewardship Systems from Evidence-Based Treatment Strategies Program)
- Dr. Cheryl Waldner
4:00 - 4:30 PM Update on Western Canadian Animal Health Network (WeCAHN) - Dr. Barbara Wilhelm
4:30 PM Session Adjourns

Day 3 - Saturday, January 16th

8:20 - 8:30 AM Introductory Remarks
- Morning Session -
8:30 - 9:30 AM Mycotoxin Disease in Cattle in Western Canada - Dr. Barry Blakley
9:30 - 10:30 AM Perinatal Beef Calf Morbidity and Mortality - Dr. Barry Blakley
10:30 - 11:00 AM Refreshment Break
11:00 - 12:00 noon WCABP BSE App - Dr. Blake Balog
12 Noon - 1:00 PM Lunch Break
- Afternoon Session -
1:00 - 3:00 PM Panel Discussion on Mature Cow Loss in Beef Herds - Led by Dr. Eugene Janzen
3:00 PM Conference Concludes

2021 Conference Sponsors


GOLD SPONSORS


Solvet
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Boehringer1
Merck1
zoetis
Ceva
SILVER SPONSORS
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Partnar
HIPRA
Grober Nutrition 2020
OMR