2022 WCABP Conference Program

Dates: Thursday, January 13th - Saturday, January 15th

Location: Sheraton Cavalier Hotel, Calgary, AB

NOW VIRTUAL ONLY

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Sheraton Cavalier (2620 - 32nd Avenue NE, Calgary, AB). Take advantage of the WCABP Conference preferred rate before January 3, 2022. Reserve early and avoid disappointment.

Phone: (403-291-0107) (ask for the WCABP block of rooms), or BOOK ONLINE


Conference Chair: Dr. Tim Nickel
Conference Coordinator: Mierau Management Services


Day 1 - Thursday, January 13th

   

DAIRY SESSIONS

BEEF SESSIONS

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

-- Morning Session --

Sponsored by SCCL    Sponsored by Elanco
8:30 - 9:30 AM Recent Research on Disbudding in Dairy Calves
- Dr. Cassandra Reedman
8:30- 9:30 AM What’s New with Viruses and Bacteria in BRD?
- Dr. Amelia Woolums
9:30 - 10:30 AM When Our Robot Intelligence Becomes Artificial and Quality Becomes Theoretical
- Dr. Brandon Treichler
9:30 - 10:30 AM

1) Tracheotomy and Tracheostomy for Calf Diphtheria

2) Managing Deep Pedal Infection
- Dr. Pierre-Yves Mulon

10:30 - 11:00 AM - Refreshment Break
11:00 - 12:00 noon Transitioning Cows in Robotically Milked Facilities
- Dr. Brandon Treichler
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Updated Information on Cattle Transport in Canada
- Dr. Karen Schwartzkopf-Genswein
12 Noon - 1:00 PM - Lunch Break - Sponsored by Grober Nutrition

-- Afternoon Session --

   Sponsored by Partnar Animal Health  Sponsored by Merck Animal Health
1:00 - 2:00 PM Student Presentations of UCVM-Led Research Related to Dairy

Bacterial factors of bovine digital dermatitis – Ben Caddey

Developing and testing live-attenuated vaccine against Johne’s disease – Razieh EshraghiSamani

Effect of selective removal of cattle with high proviral load on the herd-level prevalence of bovine leukosis – Sulav Shresta

Adopting a selective dry cow therapy or clinical mastitis treatment protocol What can I expect? – Ellen de Jong and Kayley McCubbin                

1:00 - 2:00 PM Preweaning Pneumonia in Beef Calves: Risk Factors and Management
- Dr. Amelia Woolums
2:00 - 3:00 PM 1) Teat Surgeries: Do and Don’t and  2) Umbilical Infection in Calves
- Dr. Pierre-Yves Mulon
2:00 - 3:00 PM Ergot Alkaloids in Beef Cattle Feedlot Diets: How much is too much?
- Dr. Gabriel Ribeiro
3:00 - 3:30 PM - Refreshment Break - Sponsored by HIPRA
3:30 - 4:30 PM Decision Support Tools and Economics for Selective Dry Cow Therapy
- Dr. Sam Rowe
3:30 - 4:30 PM

Student Presentations of UCVM-Led Research Related to Beef

Contrasting preconditioned vs conventionally raised cattle from spring processing to 40 days on feed: an Analysis of feeding behaviour and antibody presence – Abby Hodder and Morgan Louden

Antimicrobial Resistance Risk Factors in Canadian Beef Production: The Use of Integrated Assessment Models in Evaluating a One Health Problem – Kayla Strong

Impact of digital dermatitis on beef cattle behavior, locomotion, and pain threshold – Anice Thomas

4:30 PM - Sessions Adjourn
   

Day 2 - Friday, January 14th - OMR SEMINARS

7:30 - 8:10AM Solvet sponsored breakfast 
- Dr. Merle Olson will present Solvet's Canadian Research - 2020-2021
8:20 - 8:30 AM Introductory Remarks
-- Morning Session - Sponsored by Zoetis --
8:30 - 9:30 AM Beef Cattle Markets – Now and in the Future - Brian Perillat
9:30 - 10:30 AM Mental Health of Self, Staff and Clients - Cynthia Beck
10:30 - 11:00 AM Refreshment Break
11:00 - 12:00 noon Meaningful Mentorship - Dr. Phil Meadows
12 Noon - 1:00 PM - Lunch Break - Sponsored by Zoetis
12:15 - 2:00 PM WCABP A.G.M.
-- Afternoon Session - Sponsored by Ceva Animal Health --
2:00 - 3:00 PM Decision-Making Tools Available for Your Team and Beef Clients - Dr. Reynold Bergen
3:00 - 3:30 PM Refreshment Break
3:30 - 4:30 PM Life Cycle of a Veterinarian - Jillian Carr
4:30 PM - Sessions Adjourn
   

Day 3 - Saturday, January 15th

8:20 - 8:30 AM Introductory Remarks
-- Morning Session --
8:30 - 9:30 AM The BC Floods and its Impact on Dairy in the Affected Area - Dr. Colin Radom
9:30 - 10:30 AM Worms – Impact on production, recent data and current diagnostic trends - Dr. John Gilleard
10:30 - 11:00 AM Refreshment Break
11:00 - 12:00 noon How to be Successful When Offering a New Service to Your Producers - Dr. Phil Meadows
12 Noon - 1:00 PM - Lunch Break - Sponsored by WDDC
-- Afternoon Session - Sponsored by Partnar Animal Health --
1:00 - 3:00 PM

Clinical Rounds Led by Dr. E. Janzen

Salmonellosis in an Early Calving Cow Herd - Dr. Robert Lawrence

Downer Replacement Cattle in a Feedlot - Drs. Deborah Johnson & Dayna Goldsmith

Unusual Presentation of Bovine Interstitial Pneumonia - Drs. Travis Marfleet & Christian Scott

3:00 PM - Conference Concludes

2022 Conference Sponsors



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