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2022 AVC Spring Conference

Registration is Open

All Times are Central Daylight Time (CDT)

Thursday, April 7th - Saturday, April 9th

Embassy Suites by Hilton Norman Hotel and

Conference Center, Norman, OK

2501 Conference Drive, Norman OK 73069

Tel. 405-364-8040

 Spouses Tour Cancelled for Friday, April 8th

All details on home page for registration.

****Check Back Often as the Schedule is Tentative Subject to Change/Presentation Titles Updated***

Wednesday, April 6

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Foundation Meeting - JQH Boardroom
Thursday, April 7 Registration Desk 12:00pm - 7:00pm

8:00am – 9:45am

Executive Committee Meeting (Includes Plated Breakfast and Beverage) - JQH Boardroom

9:45am - 10:00am Morning Break(Restroom/Snack/Calls)
10:00am - 12:00pm Executive Committee and Board of Directors Meeting (Includes Boxed Lunch and Beverage) - University A

1:00pm – 3:00pm

All are welcome to join a committee meeting!

1:00PM - 3:00PM

Beef Cattle Health and Well Being Committee - Crimson Room

1:00PM- 2:00PM

Nominating Committee - Not Meeting

Program Committee -Northpark Room

Technology Committee - University B

By-Laws, Policy and Procedures Committee - University C

2:00PM - 3:00PM

Membership Committee - University C

Public Relations/Corporate Sponsorship Committee - University A

Veterinary Practice Issues and Standards Commitee - Not Meeting

12:00pm - 3:00pm Afternoon Break (Restroom/Snack/Calls)
3:00pm - 4:30pm Executive Committee and Board of Directors Meeting - University A
5:00pm - 6:00pm Past Presidents Reception - Sooner Room
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Cocktail Reception Hosted by Bimeda - Oklahoma Ballroom Foyer

Doors will open at 6:30pm for Dinner Seating

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Dinner and Seminar Hosted by Bimeda - Oklahoma Ballroom GHIJ

"Comparison of two tulathromycin formulations for control of BRD "– Dr.  Josh Szasz

"A comparison of two modified-live viral vaccines programs on the performance and health outcomes of beef heifers being finished in a commercial feedlot" - Dr. Shane Terrell

8:30pm - 11:00pm Hospitality Hosted by Norbrook, Inc. - Sooner Room
Friday, April 8 Registration Desk 6:00am - 7:00pm/ General Session - University Ballroom
6:30am - 7:50am

Breakfast and Seminar Hosted by Boehringer - Ingelheim -Oklahoma Ballroom GHIJ

"Evaluation of a Refugia-Based Strategy in Native Beef Calves " - Dr. Dan Goehl and Dr. Daniel Cummings

8:00am - 8:50am

"Rural Veterinary Assistance Programs Overview" - Dr. Rosslyn Biggs

8:50am – 9:40am

"Veterinary Assistance Program Panel Discussion" - Dr. Rosslyn Biggs (Moderator)

- Dr. Richard Prather/Dr. Joe Hillhouse/Dr. Brad White/Dr. Nicholas Shen

9:40am - 10:00am Morning Break - Sponsored By Medgene Labs, LLC (Restroom/Snack/Calls)

10:00am – 10:50am

"Equine Medicine for the Feedlot Practitioner" - Dr. Lyndi Gilliam

10:50am - 11:40am "A 5 year randomized control trial to assess the efficacy and humoral response of commercial and autogenous vaccine formulations for bovine pinkeye" - Dr. Matthew Hille
11:40am - 12:00pm Break (Restroom/Calls)
12:00am - 1:20pm

AVC Business Meeting - Lunch Presentation - Oklahoma Ballroom GHIJ

1:20 pm- 2:10pm "USDA Policies and Practices for Approval & Labeling of Vaccines" - Dr. Donna Gatewood

2:10pm – 3:00pm

"Mobile Practice Management/Non confined cattle consulting" - Dr. Scott Sturgeon

3:00pm - 3:20pm Afternoon Break (Restroom/Snack/Calls)
3:20pm - 5:00pm

Keynote Speaker - "Global Livestock Situation & Outlook" - Mr. Gregg Doud

6:00pm - 8:30pm

AVC will provide flyer with local restaurants - Dinner on Own (No Meal Presentation)

8:30pm - 11:00pm Hospitality Hosted by Norbrook, Inc. -Sooner Room
Saturday, April 9 Registration Desk 6:00am - 12:00pm/ General Session- University Ballroom
6:30am - 7:50am

Breakfast is included and will be at the Hotel Restaurant - (No Meal Presentation)


8:00am - 9:00am

"Three Research Abstracts - 15 Minute presentation each with 15 min. questions" - Dr. Bob Larson(Moderator)

"Evaluation of anthelmintic resistance in Oklahoma beef cattle herds and assessment of composite sampling for herd level fecal egg count reduction test" - Dr. John Gilliam

"The Epidemiology of Hoof-Related Lameness in Western Canadian Feedlot Cattle" - Sarah Erickson

"Description of feedlot animals culled for slaughter, revenue received, and associations with reported U.S.beef market prices" - Lucas Horton

9:00am - 10:00am

"Three Research Abstracts - 15 Minute presentation each with 15 min. questions" - Dr. Bob Larson(Moderator)

"Johne's disease in beef cattle: Correlation of diagnostic testing results from clinical cases and herd surveillance" - Dr. Drew Magstadt

"Comparison of an automated feedlot health detection system versus conventional human pen-riding methods in the U.S.: an interim report" - Dr. Jason Nickell

"Determining risk factors associated with mid - and late- feeding stage bovine respiratory morbidity and mortality based on individual animal treatments" - Kristen Smith

10:00am - 10:20am Morning Break(Restroom/Snack/Calls)
10:20am - 11:10am "Vet Survey Study Results Review" - Dr. Brad White
11:10am - 12:10pm

"Three Research Abstracts - 15 Minute presentation each with 15 min. questions" - Dr. Bob Larson(Moderator)

"Evaluation of Varying Dosages of Eprinomectin for Efficacy against Cattle Fever Ticks" - Dr. Dee Ellis (Double Eprinomectin Pasture Study)

"Progress Towards Training Machine Vision Algorithms to Recognize Feedlot Morbidity - An ICASA Project Update" - Jesse Robbins

"Treating for various feedlot diseases and their association on heart disease in U.S. fed cattle" - Dr. Blaine Johnson






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