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This presentation covers recent research regarding the examination, diagnosis and treatment of downer cows (both primary and secondary recumbency) and some of the associated risk factors which the practitioner can investigate to improve the farm situation.
- Identify key clinical factors of various downer cow syndromes
- Identify useful biochemical tests and prognostic indicators
- Examine the rationale behind popular treatment modalities
- Examine wider herd health implications of down cows
Oli qualified from Liverpool in 2008 with a previous degree in Animal Science and Agriculture. He subsequently spent 4 years in livestock practice in Cheshire before undertaking a 3 year residency at the University of Nottingham SVMS. After his time at Nottingham, he joined Scarsdale vets; the associate farm practice for the University. He holds the European diploma in Bovine Health Management as well as a Masters in Veterinary Medicine and is a Royal college and European specialist in Cattle health and Production. He is also an examiner for the cattle Certificate at Liverpool University and has presented at national and international cattle conferences.