The Ranchers Thursday Lunchtime series of cattle industry teleconferences enters the vet’s office September and October, Oklahoma State University Extension officials said.
The free events continue at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 17 with a teleconference through the Zoom online portal. Dr. John Gilliam from the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine will lead conversation about vaccines and protocol development. Questions and feedback dialogue are encouraged.
Registration for the Zoom webinars is required between events, hosted by the OSU Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. For more information, contact Extension beef cattle specialist Dr. Rosslyn Biggs by email or at 405-744-8587, or Barry Whitworth, area food and animal quality health specialist, at 580-332-7011.
The series is scheduled to carry on Sept. 24, then again on Oct. 1 and 8. All events are expected to begin at 12:30 p.m. and end at 1:30 p.m.
Other guest speakers will include Biggs and Dr. Meredyth Jones, also of the College of Veterinary Medicine. Topics are scheduled to include parasite control, bovine lameness and effective vet-client-patient relationships.
MEDIA CONTACT: Brian Brus | Agricultural Communications Services | 405-744-6792 | BBrus@okstate.edu