Strategic Approaches to Infectious Disease Control (1868)
Food Animal/Equine |  Small Ruminant
Saturday |  3:00 PM -  3:50 PM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||206B

 

Speaker(s)

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: Diseases in Large Animal / Production Animals
CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 2

Description

Integrated approaches to control of the chronic infectious diseases acquired early in life can greatly enhance longevity in goat herd. Kid rearing strategies, adult herd management concepts and serologic/necropsy surveillance strategies for integrated prevention and control programs for multiple pathogens will be discussed. Clinical herd examples will be incorporated into discussion to illustrate practical strategies for control of caseous lymphadenitis, CAE, mycoplasma and other diseases in dairy and meat goat herds.

This session is part of CE Pathway: Diseases in Large Animal / Production Animals

Learning Objectives

1. Understand pathogenesis and diagnosis of major caprine infectious diseases, including CAE, mycoplasma, caseous lymphadenitis, Johnes and scrapie.

2. Be able to design cost effective surveillance and control strategies for diseases of major importance to clients' goat herds.

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