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ANNUAL MID-ATLANTIC CONFERENCE FOR BOVINE PRACTITIONERS

FDA Veterinarian Newsletter March/April 1998 Volume XIII, No II

The Maryland Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA) announces the following continuing education course for veterinarians: Annual Mid-Atlantic Conference for Bovine Practitioners, March 26-27, 1998, at the Holiday Inn, Frederick, Maryland. The two-day seminar will include lectures from nationally recognized experts, interactive case studies, practice tips, a good and welfare session and opportunities for fellowship. Meals are included in the registration. Topics include Laminitis and Nutrition, Investigating Herd Lameness in a Dairy Herd, Pasture Management and Lameness, Calf Diarrheas: Causes and Treatments, Neospora Caninum-Like Species Infection in Dairy Cattle, Johnes Disease, Practical Procedures for Control, Etiology of Foot Disease, Treatment, Control and Surgical Procedures, Epidemiology of Foot Problems and Lameness, and Management of Upper Leg Lameness. Pre-Registration deadline is March 20, 1998, however, registration will be accepted at the door for one or both days. Cost (including meals) is $140 for both days, or $80 for one day. Veterinary students or technicians may attend at half price. Spouses are admitted free, but must pay for meals. The course is cosponsored by the Maryland Veterinary Medical Association, the Maryland Department of Agriculture, the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, District II, the Western Maryland Veterinary Medical Association, the Pennsylvania State University, and the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. For further information, please contact Buzz Thomas at the MVMA office at (888) 884-6862.