Large Animal Breakout Sessions

Sunday | Monday | Tuesday 

  Sunday, June 2 
8:00 am Registration Opens - Hilton Garden Inn & Manhattan Conference Center
9:00 am Dairy Heifer Guidelines: Bottleneck to Avoid - Dr. Gene Boomer
10:00 am Refreshment Break 
10:15 am Transition Cow Management Checklist - Dr. Gene Boomer
11:15 am            Brunch 
Welcome - Dr. Warren Beard
College of Veterinary Medicine Update - Dr. Ralph Richardson
Keynote - How buzz words and cliches can help you thrive: Even though they may be keeping you up at night and the one constant is change - Dr. Mike Cavanaugh
1:15 pm     Peri-Parturient Disease of the Small Ruminant - Dr. Gene Boomer
2:15 pm Refreshment Break 
2:30 pm Animal Health Update Part 1 - Animal Disease Traceability & Trichomoniasis - Kansas Department of Agriculture - Division of Animal Health
3:30 pm     Animal Health Update Part 2 - Electronic Forms (eCVI & MIMs) - Kansas Department of Agriculture - Division of Animal Health
4:30 pm Educational Sessions Adjourn
5:30 pm       Heritage Evening - Reception, Dinner, and Awards 
  Monday, June 3
6:30 am Registration Opens – Hilton Garden Inn & Manhattan Conference Center 
7:00 am Early Bird Session 
8:00 am The Beef Industry: Tradition, Technology and Threats - Dr. Bob Smith
9:00 am Receiving Calves in Stocker and Feeder Operations - Dr. Bob Smith
10:00 am Refreshment Break – KVMA Trade Show Open 
10:30 am Managing BRD - Expectations and Frustrations - Dr. Bob Smith
11:30 am   KVMA Trade Show Open
  Lunch and KVMA Awards 
1:00 pm Monitoring in Beef Operations - What Can Go Wrong - Dr. Bob Smith
2:00 pm Overcoming the Right Flank Exploratory - Dr. Matt Miesner 
3:00 pm Refreshment Break – KVMA Trade Show Open 
3:30 pm Surgical Lameness Interventions of the Bovine Distal Limb - Dr. Matt Miesner
4:30 pm The Economics of Improved Beef Herd Reproductive Efficiency - Dr. Brad White
5:30 pm Adjourn
6:30 pm     75th Anniversary BBQ and Live Music - Sponsored by Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory 
  Tuesday, June 4 
6:30 am Registration Opens – Hilton Garden Inn & Manhattan Conference Center 
7:00 am Early Bird Session - Beef Cattle Institute and BQA Updates
8:00 am Trichomonosis Control: Mistakes Made, Lessons Learned - Dr. John Maas
9:00 am Copper Deficiency and Toxicity in Ruminants - Dr. John Maas
10:00 am Refreshment Break
10:30 am Deciphering Mineral Supplementation Products - Dr. John Maas
11:30 am Lunch
12:00 pm Closing Session - Dr. Dan Thomson
12:00 pm Advances in Interventional Cardiology: What Should I Know and Why? - Dr. Daniel Hogan
1:00 pm Pinkeye Prevention and Treatment - Dr. John Maas
2:00 pm     Diagnosis of Vitamin and Mineral Status of Cattle - Dr. John Maas
3:00 pm Refreshment Break
3:30 pm BVD CONSULT: An Online BVD Control Tool - Dr. Bob Larson
4:30 pm Adjourn