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Continuing Education Symposium October 3 Emphasizes Food Animal Medicine

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The Food Animal Reproduction and Medicine Club at UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine presents its first food animal symposium Saturday, October 3, 2009, at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 1020 Gladys Valley Hall. Up to seven continuing education credits will be available.

The all-day continuing education event for veterinarians and veterinary students features the following topics and speakers:

Dr. Richard Breitmeyer, state veterinarian
"Tuberculosis Update"

Dr. N. James MacLachlan, School of Veterinary Medicine
"Regional and International Re-emergence of Blue Tongue Virus"

Dr. John Angelos, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital
"Pinkeye Update"

Dr. Terry Lehenbauer, Veterinary Medicine Teaching and Research Center
"Antimicrobial Use and Resistance in Food Animals"

 Dr. Birgit Puschner, Department of Molecular Biosciences
"Current Trends and Cases in Livestock Toxicology"

Dr. Frank Mitloehner, Department of Animal Science
"Clearing the Air: Effects of Enteric Fermentation and Waste Degradation Processes on Air Quality in Feedlots and Dairies"

Dr. Mike Karle, Association of California Veterinarians and UC Davis DVM Class of 1999
"Current Livestock and Veterinary Legislative Issues"

Fee: $65 (symposium fee and one dinner; additional dinner tickets available for guests of participants)

Please send check or money order (made out to FARM Club) to FARM Club, Attn: Jen Arnall, PO Box 1562, Dixon, CA 95620 


For registration, please visit the FARM Club Web site and look for "Upcoming Events"
http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/Clubs/farm/