Veterinary insights from across Canada

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Here’s your chance to ask some of your burning vet related questions! A panel of veterinarians from across Canada will discuss some of the most common diseases they see in their region, including pink eye, foot rot, reproductive issues and more!



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When
Thursday, November 29 at 7:00 pm MT

  • 4:00pm in BC
  • 5:00pm in AB
  • 6:00pm in SK and MB
  • 7:00pm in ON and QC
  • 8:00pm in NS, NB and PEI

Interested but aren’t available that evening?
Register anyway! This webinar will be recorded and posted online at a later date. All registrants will receive a link to the recording and additional learning resources. By attending the live broadcast, you’ll have the opportunity to interact and ask questions too.

Duration
Approximately 1 hour.

Cost
BCRC webinars are available and free of charge thanks to guest speakers who volunteer their time and expertise to support advancements in the Canadian beef industry, and through the Technology Transfer project funded by the Canadian Beef Cattle Check-Off and Canada’s Beef Science Cluster.

Lisa Freeze, DVM – 

Lisa grew up on a dairy farm in rural New Brunswick. She attended Nova Scotia Agricultural College, in Truro, NS and then the Atlantic Veterinary College in Charlottetown, PEI. Se has been working for the NB Department of Agriculture since 2006. She is still active with her family’s dairy farm as well as her in-laws’ cow-calf operation.

 

 

Mac Littlejohn, DVM –  

Dr. Littlejohn grew up on a pig and grain farm in Elgin County. He graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 2002 and started working for the St. Marys Veterinary Clinic shortly after. In his opinion, the merger of the Kirkton and St. Marys vet clinics has allowed the practice to develop and offer new valuable services without compromising the quality of medicine and surgery that their clients are accustomed to. He enjoys the diversity of a mixed practice and is involved in the small animal and food animal aspects of the clinic. Mac’s main area of interest is implementing economical, practical, herd-specific preventative medicine protocols including vaccination and nutrition programs. He feels these protocols are vital to the success of his livestock clients.

Craig Dorin, DVM –

Received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in 1985. His career started with 11 years in large animal practice in Kamloops, British Columbia and two additional years as Technical Services Veterinarian with Hoechst Roussel Vet. In 1998 he joined Veterinary Agri-Health Services where he has been a managing partner for the past 13 years. Areas of interest of Dr. Dorin include growth promotants, beef cattle welfare and development of training programs for producers and staff. He also is actively involved in the mentorship of youth in the cattle industry and veterinary students at the University of Calgary.

Roy Lewis, DVM – 

Dr. Roy Lewis Graduated from WCVM (Western College of Veterinary Medicine) in 1981and was a partner at the Westlock Veterinary Clinic until Jan 2013. He has been a large animal practitioner for 37years mainly in beef cattle (both commercial cattle and purebred herds). His interests are preventative medicine, fertility both bulls and cows as well as animal welfare. Roy joined Merck Animal Health 2012 as a technical services veterinarian part time. Roy is also part of a family owned purebred Simmental & angus cattle (900 cows) grain and 400 acres of potatoes mixed farming operation near Spruce Grove Alberta “Lewis Farms”.

What is a webinar?

Webinars are just like attending a workshop or conference, but from the comfort of your own home or office. We bring the presentation right to you. They’re easy to join and participate in. A reliable, high-speed internet connection is required.

All you need to do is register beforehand, and about 5-10 minutes before the webinar is scheduled to begin, click the link you were provided when you registered. Then turn up your computer speakers or call the phone number provided. That’s it! Sit back and enjoy.

As a participant, you can anonymously answer polls and surveys, and will have the opportunity to ask questions near the end of the webinar.

You can find more beef research-related webinars hosted by other organizations on our events calendar.

Don’t have high-speed internet? Consider calling a neighbor that does and watch the webinar together, or call your regional ag office to ask whether arranging a group viewing is possible.

Visit our Webinars page to find other upcoming BCRC webinars and the recordings of our past sessions.



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