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  • Webinar recorded on Wed 17th December, 2014
  • 1 hours 5 mins
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Update your knowledge quickly and effectively so you can help your clients protect their herds from scour. Calf scour remains one of the most widespread diseases affecting cattle livestock enterprises. An
outbreak of infectious calf diarrhoea is often serious and invariably extremely costly, costing at least
£44 per calf affected, according to an SAC survey. In a further survey of 800 UK calf rearers1:

• More than 1 in 4 farmers experienced a severe scour problem in the preceding 12 months
• 61% of farmers experienced calf deaths

Join Owen Atkinson BVSc, DCHP, MRCVS to cover:
• The main infectious causes of calf scour, the relative risks of each and the main control points
• Colostrum management and neonatalruminant immunity
• The role of vaccination and antibody protection

Owen Atkinson BVSc DCHP MRCVS. Owen is a dairy vet with 20 years’ experience in clinical farm practice before establishing Dairy Veterinary Consultancy Ltd. Working throughout the UK, and occasionally overseas, Owen provides strategic health advice and training to farmers and others in the dairy industry, with a focus on success factors, sustainability and welfare. Owen is an RCVS Diplomate in Cattle Health and Production, and a CowSignals® master trainer.

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