Food Animal

WVC 90th Annual Conference

(FA16) Maximizing Calf Survival

Tuesday, March 6
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM
MBCC, Palm B, Level 3

CE Credits: 1

This session will focus on how to minimize stillbirths including proper management of the cow around calving time as well as identification and resuscitation of the neonatal calf after delivery.

Geoffrey Smith

North Carolina State University

Geof Smith received a BS in animal and dairy science from Clemson University in 1994. From there, he received a MS in toxicology from University of Illinois in 1996 and a DVM in 1998. Following graduation, Geof remained at the University of Illinois for another 4 years while he completed an internship and residency in ruminant internal medicine along with a PhD in physiology. Dr. Smith joined the faculty at North Carolina State University in 2002 and is currently a Professor of Ruminant Medicine in the Department of Population Health & Pathobiology. He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) and his primary clinical and research interests revolve around clinical medicine of ruminants with a specific focus on calf health.


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