UC Davis to Host Beef Cattle Symposium

The symposium, to be held, Aug. 17-18, will focus on applied reproductive strategies.

The University of California, Davis will hold the Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle Aug. 17-18. The goal of the symposium is to facilitate improvements in reproductive performance and enhance knowledge and use of technologies to increase profitability and sustainability in the beef industry.

The event’s location will combine the strengths and expertise of the U.C. Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, U.C. Davis Department of Animal Science and U.C. Cooperative Extension.

The program will include six general sessions, covering a variety of topics such as physiology, genetics and management. A sample of confirmed lectures:

  • “Drought: devastating natural event or wake‐up call for better cattle management,”
  • “Veterinary considerations –Male breeding soundness exams and venereal diseases in bulls,” and
  • “Development and testing of vaccine(s) for epizootic bovine abortion (EBA; foothill abortion): current status.”

For schedule and registration info, visit here.

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