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Treating calf scours with Dr. Chris Clark

Dr. Chris Clark, an internal medicine specialist from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine joins the podcast to discuss how best to treat neonatal diarrhea in ca...

The Colicky Calf with Dr. Blake Balog

The calf that presents with acute abdominal issues or colicky symptoms is not uncommon on cow-calf herds around calving time. In this episode,  Dr. Blake Balog from Ca...

Health protocols for calves across industry sectors

This week my guest is Dr. Mariana Guerra-Maupome.  Mariana is a veterinarian with PhD training in bovine respiratory disease.  She works as a feedlot consultant for Te...

Remote Drug Delivery Devices with Dr. Roy Lewis

Dr. Roy Lewis joins the podcast again to discuss Remote Drug Delivery Devices (RDDD).  These are the dart guns, cross bows, and pole syringes that are sometimes used b...

Nitrate toxicity with Jenifer Heyden

Jenifer Heyden, a livestock extension specialist from the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture joins me again on the podcast to discuss high nitrate levels in feeds an...

Harvest maturity of cereal forages with Dr. Greg Penner

Dr. Greg Penner discusses some of his latest research findings on determining the optimum time to harvest cereal forages when feeding in bales or swath grazing.00:00 -...

Lead Toxicity in Cattle with Dr. Vanessa Cowan

This week I'm pleased to welcome Dr. Vanessa Cowan to the podcast.  Vanessa is a veterinarian and a specialist in veterinary toxicology who has recently joined our fac...

The Case of the Blind Beef Calves

This week I'm presenting another case from the files of our Disease Investigation Unit.  This case has particular relevance to those producers that have been dealing w...

Coccidiosis in Calves with Dr. Andy Acton

Dr. Andy Acton joins me this week in the podcast to discuss the impacts, treatment and prevention of coccidiosis in cow-calf herds.  Dr. Acton is a veterinarian and ow...

Dealing with a herd infertility case with Dr. Zach Johnson

Dr. Zach Johnson joins me to discuss an infertility case that he investigated a few years ago.   Dr. Johnson is the current president of the Saskatchewan Veterinary Me...

Stretching Feed Supplies with Barry Yaremcio

Barry Yaremcio is a nutritionist from Camrose, Alberta who provides nutrition and management consulting to beef producers.  Barry spent years working as a nutritionist...

Sudden death in cattle with Dr. Chris Clark

Dr. Chris Clark is my guest this week.  Dr. Clark is an internal medicine clinician in large animals who also serves as the Associate Dean at the Western College of Ve...

Introducing animals to your herd with Dr. Emily Snyder

Dr. Emily Snyder returns as a guest expert on the podcast to answer a listener question.  What are the best practices to follow when introducing animals to your herd? ...

Antimicrobial use in Canadian cow-calf herds with Jayce Fossen

Jayce Fossen recently completed his Masters degree at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine focused on antimicrobial usage in Canadian cow-calf herds.  Jayce join...

The future of veterinary diagnostics with Dr. Anatoliy Trokhymchuk

In this episode, I recorded a presentation by Dr. Anatoliy Trokhymchuk at the annual field day of the Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence at the University of Sa...

Effects of high sulphates in water or feed with Dr. Greg Penner

Dr. Greg Penner from the Dept. of Animal and Poultry Science returns as my podcast guest this week.  Greg is discussing some of his latest research efforts on the effe...

Controlling pain in calves at castration

Dr. Diego Moya joins the podcast to discuss some of his research on pain control for calves during painful procedures such as castration.  Dr. Moya is an assistant pro...

Deworming yearling cattle with Dr. Murray Jelinski

This week Dr. Murray Jelinski returns to the podcast for a 2nd week in a row, to discuss a completely different topic.  He will summarize some of his recent research o...

Abomasal ulcers in Calves with Dr. Murray Jelinski

Dr. Murray Jelinski joins the podcast to discuss the syndrome of abomasal ulcers in calves.   Dr. Jelinski holds the Alberta Beef Chair at the Western College of Veter...

Ergot Toxicity with Dr. Gabriel Ribeiro

Dr. Gabriel Ribeiro from the Dept. of Animal and Poultry Science at the University of Saskatchewan is my guest this week.  He has been researching the impacts of ergot...

Water quality for cattle with Dr. Bart Lardner

Dr. Bart Lardner is my return guest this week.  He joins the podcast to discuss the implications of water quality on beef cattle.00:00 – 01:45   Introductions01:46 – 2...

An infertility case from the disease investigation files

This week I'm presenting a quick mini episode with a case from our disease investigation files.  This particular cow-calf herd had a disappointing pregnancy rate and w...

Abnormal Maternal Behavior in Beef Cows with Dr. Joe Stookey

Dr. Joe Stookey, professor emeritus from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine joins the podcast this week.  Joe has spent his career researching various aspects ...

Digital Dermatitis with Dr. Karin Orsel

Dr. Karin Orsel from the University of Calgary School of Veterinary Medicine joins the podcast to discuss an emerging cause of lameness in beef cattle herds and feedlo...

Pre-weaning respiratory disease in calves with Dr. Emily Snyder

Dr. Emily Snyder is a veterinary clinician and professor at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan.  She has expertise in bovine ...

Breeding Soundness Evaluations of Bulls with Dr. Roy Lewis

Dr. Roy Lewis joins the podcast to discuss breeding soundness evaluations of bulls.  Dr. Lewis is an experienced bovine practitioner who has practiced for many years i...

Dealing with Foot Rot with Dr. Chris Clark

Dr. Chris Clark joins the podcast to discuss foot rot and sole abscesses.  Dr. Clark is a faculty member and large animal medicine clinician at the Western College of ...

The Economics of Replacement Heifers with Kathy Larson

Dr. Kathy Larson is a researcher in the Dept. of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Saskatchewan.  She joins me to discuss the economics of raisi...

Vaccine handling and storage with Dr. Joyce Van Donkersgoed

Dr. Joyce Van Donkersgoed joins the podcast again this week to discuss proper vaccine handling, storage and administrationVaccinating Your Beef Herd unlisted playlist:...

Core and Risk Based Cow-Calf Herd Vaccines with Dr. Joyce Van Donkersgoed

Dr. Joyce Van Donkersgoed joins the podcast to discuss her latest project on working to improve the efficiency of vaccine usage in Canadian cow-calf herds.Link to West...

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