Getting Started in Sheep and Goat Practice (1867)
Food Animal/Equine |  Small Ruminant
Saturday |  2:00 PM -  2:50 PM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||206B



Joan Rowe DVM, PhD, DACVPM
Univ of California

Dr. Rowe is a Professor in the Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis. She holds D.V.M., M.P.V.M., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Davis. Dr. Rowe is a clinician on the Livestock Herd Health & Reproduction Service at the U.C.D. Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. Dr. Rowe is the past-president of the American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners. She raises Toggenburg dairy goats, serves on the American Dairy Goat Association Board of Directors, judges dairy goats and serves on ADGA committees related to production, functional type and judging. Dr. Rowe has current research interests in CAEV, infectious abortion, reproductive performance and small ruminant drug approvals.

Presentation Info

Audience: CE Pathway: Branch Your Practice Into New Markets
CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 1


Small, Equine and Food Animal emphasis practices all have potential for adding a small ruminant component to their practices. Learn how to develop long term, herd-based preventive practices with goat and sheep clients in a variety of herd/flock settings. Transitioning from individual emergencies to preventive health programs, core preventive health management programs and working with small ruminant clients will be discussed.

This session is part of CE Pathway: Branch Your Practice Into New Markets

Learning Objectives

1. Learn how to transition from individual emergency cases to sustained relationships with small ruminant clients and herd-based services

2. Identify services and preventive health practices that can be offered to small ruminant clients

3. Be able to plan a core preventive program for companion, milk, meat and fiber goat and sheep herds/flocks.

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