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"Are You Frustrated by Abomasal Bloat in Your Calves?"

Monday, October 28, at noon Central time.

For the past 20 years or more, abomasal bloat has been a sporadic disorder in calves less than 3 weeks of age. Although the etiology is unknown, several risk factors have been proposed as contributors to this disease. Treatment is often futile, so the key is prevention.

During this webinar, Brian Miller, D.V.M., with Merck Animal Health, will outline the clinical signs of abomasal bloat, discuss possible causes, treatment options and detail preventative measures to reduce the frequency of this frustrating disease.


Speaker biography:

Dr. Miller earned his BA in Biology from Luther College in Decorah, IA in 1981 and his DVM degree from the University of Illinois in 1985. He was born and raised on a dairy farm near Beloit, WI. He was a dairy practitioner in Wisconsin for over 20 years and was an owner/partner in an 8-person mixed animal practice located in Whitewater, WI.

Miller began his industry career as a dairy technical services veterinarian in May 2006 and has held positions with Fort Dodge Animal Health, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health and most recently Merck Animal Health. He currently provides technical support and consultative services and advice to dairymen and veterinary practices in the states of Wisconsin, Minnesota and additional states located along the I-29 corridor. His primary areas of interest include dairy production medicine, BVDV, hypocalcemia and mastitis control and prevention.

The Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (www.calfandheifer.org) was founded in 1996 based on the mission to help dairy producers, calf managers and those professionally focused on the growth and management of dairy calves and heifers. With a national membership of producers, allied industries and research leaders, DCHA seeks to provide the industry’s standards for profitability, performance and leadership, serving as a catalyst to help members improve the vitality and viability of their individual efforts and that of their business.