2020 Fall Speakers Series
OSF Annual Conventions is being replaced with a series of webinars this fall.
Fall Webinar Series Topics
- Key Note: Using on-farm disease incidence to fine-tune our flock health management - Neil Sarinson DVM, Professor of Farm Animal Practice at the University of Edinburgh, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies. Date of Webinar T.B.D. To register for this webinar click here.
- Lamb survival in Intensive rearing conditions - Dr. Cathy Bauman Department Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph. Date T.B.D. To register click here.
- Improving performance & profitability with on-farm data, UK experience Date of Webinar T.B.D. Speaker T.B.D. To Register for this webinar click here
- Effective Management Options for Iceburg Diseases (Maedie Visna, Johnes, Caseous Lymphadenitis) - Leslie Stubbings DVM UK Veterinarian. Date T.B.D. To register click here
The webinars will be held on Thursdays (noon or 7:30 pm) beginning November 5th.
Look to the Messenger, social media, email, and the OSF website at www.ontariosheep.org/events for full details as they are finalized.
2020 keynote speaker is Dr. Neil Sargison
Neil will address the topic Can we use disease incidence to fine-tune our on-farm flock health management?
Neil is Professor of Farm Animal Practice at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies and Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, Scotland. He has substantial practical experience of farm animal veterinary practice, working with beef cattle and small ruminants in the north east of Scotland, New Zealand and Midlothian.
He has developed a specialist interest in small ruminant health and production. He has written a textbook, 'Sheep Flock Health - A Planned Approach', which outlines a practical and rational approach to the diagnosis and management of sheep diseases, and has contributed papers to other sheep, cattle, animal welfare and veterinary parasitology textbooks.
Neil's principal research interests and primary undergraduate teaching responsibilities are in the field of veterinary parasitology, and he has published widely in this field. Neil stays active in veterinary professional development as well. He is president of the European College of Small Ruminant Health Management, former president of the Sheep Veterinary Society special interest division of the British Veterinary Association. Past Scientific organiser of the 9th International Sheep Veterinary Congress, 2017.
For more details visit www.ontariosheep.org/events
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