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Cattle Health Webinars Now Online


The University of California Cooperative Extension and UC Davis Veterinary Medicine share recordings from their March 2022 Livestock Health Webinar Series for California livestock producers.

This series was co-hosted by UC Cooperative Extension Advisors Tracy Schohr, Grace Woodmansee, and Rebecca Ozeran and UC Cooperative Extension Specialist Gabriele Maier.

“Last month, hundreds of cattle producers joined us for evening webinars that delved into a range of important cattle health topics,” said co-host Schohr, Animal Husbandry and Care Advisor. UC Cooperative Extension natural resources in Plumas, Sierra, and Butte counties.

“We recognize that cattle ranchers have busy lives with off-ranch careers and family responsibilities that can make it difficult to attend in-person continuing education events,” she said, “so we have organized webinar series online and recorded them so that more producers can take advantage of these comprehensive livestock health and production resources.

Video recordings and additional resources from the webinar series are available at ucanr.edu/sites/Rangelands/CattleHealth. Video topics and featured speakers include:

  1. Whole herd health plans and immunization schedules – Gabriele Maier, UC Cooperative Extension Specialist for Beef Cattle Herd Health and Production at UC Davis, and Tom Talbot, Large Animal Veterinarian at Bishop
  2. Health, Diseases and Injuries of the Bull Herd – Bret McNabb, DVM, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
  3. pinkeye in cattle – John Angelos, professor at UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
  4. Poisonous plants and livestock – Robert H. Poppenga, DVM, Ph.D., DABVT, Toxicology Section Chief, California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
  5. Why is he dead? California Animal Health Food Safety Laboratory – Maier and Katherine Watson, pathologists at the California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory.

“Over the past two years, Cooperative Extension has evolved the way we shared information with livestock producers with the cancellation of in-person events, allowing us to focus on new outreach tools,” said Maier said. “We have seen tremendous engagement with our live beef quality assurance trainings which led the team to run the series in March, focusing on topics that participants had expressed an interest in during the training. BQA. The videos provide a resource for cattle ranchers to continue to improve the health of their cattle and increase beef production on their ranch.

For questions or suggestions on future topics, please contact Schohr at [email protected].

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