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BVD Applied Program

2009 BVD Symposium

Production Level (Applied Science) Sessions

Phoenix, AZ

January 27, 2009

Location:  Four Points by Sheraton, Phoenix North


12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

Sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health

Luncheon speaker

Farmer’s motivations and obstacles to enter in and comply to a voluntary BVDV control plan

Dr. Christine Fourichon

Veterinary School of Nantes,

Nantes, France



Integrated BVD Control Plans for Beef Operations


Objective:  It is critical to control risk for BVD disease effectively and economically in individual cattle operations. Planned, simplified use of effective tests, vaccines and management strategies can be used to prevent new infections as well as eliminate existing herd infections.


1:00-1:45      Goals, risk tolerance and the appropriate plan

Making BVD control an economic plus for me

How to set goals to control BVD in my herd

The tests, the vaccines and how best to use them

Designing a BVD control plan for my herd


Dr. Dan Grooms, Michigan State University


1:45-2:30      Risky business

Management practices and how they affect BVD risk

Risky practices for BVD introduction

Cost of BVD introduction

Effective and economical BVD risk management strategies


Dr. Mike Sanderson, Kansas State University



Moderator: Dan Dorn, Decatur County Feedyard


2:30-2:45      Keeping BVD out of my herd-Biosecurity

Bill Rishel, Rishel Angus, North Platte, NE


2:45-3:00      Getting BVD out of my herd




3:00-3:15      Getting BVD out of my herd

                             James Palmer, Matador Ranches


3:15-3:30      Panel Discussion


3:30-3:45      Break

Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc


3:45-4:45      Simple targeted BVD control

Obtaining a

            proper test at the

            proper time on the

            proper sample from the

            proper animal

Properly removing animals that test positive

Properly preventing exposure to the virus

Properly vaccinating the proper animal at the proper time


Dr. Dan Givens, Auburn University


4:45-5:00      BVD on the Web

Finding BVD scientific information on the web

Using web based tools to evaluate herd risk


Dr. Brad White, Kansas State University


5:00             Wrap-up

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