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2023 AVC Spring Conference

Registration will Open Monday, February 27th

Thursday, April 13th - Saturday, April 15th

Hyatt Regency Lexington

401 West High Street, Lexington, KY 40507

AVC Rate - $209.00 per night

Tel. 859-253-1234


Special Tours Sponsored by Neogen:

Thursday, April 13th

Friday, April 14th - Spouses Tour

All details on home page for registration.(All Times EDT)

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

Monday, April 10

5:00pm - 7:00pm(CDT) Executive Committee Meeting - Zoom Meeting
Wednesday, April 12  
7:00pm - 9:00pm Foundation Meeting - Henry Clay Room
Thursday, April 13 Registration Desk 12:00pm - 7:00pm

8:00am – 10:00am

Executive Committee and Board of Directors Meeting - Kentucky Room

10:00am – 12:00pm

All are welcome to join a committee meeting!

10:00AM - 12:00PM

Beef Cattle Health and Well Being Committee - Regency 1 Ballroom

10:00AM- 11:00AM

Program Committee - Jessamine - Franklin Room

Membership Committee - Woodford Room

Technology Committee - Henry Clay Room

11:00AM - 12:00PM

By-Laws, Policy and Procedures Committee - Scott Room

Public Relations/Corporate Sponsorship Committee - Woodford Room

Veterinary Practice Issues and Standards Commitee - Henry Clay Room

12:00pm - 1:30pm Executive Committee and Board of Directors Meeting - Kentucky Room
2:30pm Bus # 1 Pick up Hotel - Town Branch Distillery and Brewery Tour/Bluegrass Stockyards Tour and Dinner
3:30pm Bus #2 Pick up Hotel - Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital Tour/Bluegrass Stockyards Dinner and Tour
4:30pm Bus #3 Pick up Hotel - Bluegrass Stockyards Tour and Dinner
5:30pm and 6:30pm

Dinner Bluegrass Stockyards - Hosted by Neogen and Hospitality by Norbrook with Beef Sponsored by Kentucky Cattleman's Assoc.

Dinner in Two Groups

"We’re all in the Water Business" - Jesse McCoy

7:30pm All Buses Return to Hyatt Regency
8:30pm - 11:30pm

Hospitality Hosted by Norbrook, Inc. - Kentucky Room

Auctioneer - Davin Smith

****Live Auction***Henry .410 Side Gate Lever-Action***Lapel Pin***

***A Taste of Kentucky - Selection of Classic Bourbons***

Friday, April 14 Registration Desk 6:00am - 7:00pm/ General Session - Thoroughbred Room
6:30am - 7:50am

Breakfast and Seminar Hosted by Newport Labs/Vaxxinova - Regency Ballroom

"Histophilus somni: Antigenic and Genomic Changes Relevant to Bovine Respiratory Disease"

- Dr. Randy Shirbroun


8:00am - 8:55am

"Fescue Toxicosis: Mechanisms, Physiology, and Amelioration Approaches" - Dr. James Matthews

9:00am – 9:55am

"Improving Surgical Outcomes in the Field - Cesarean Sections" - Dr. Jennifer Schleining

9:55am - 10:30am Morning Break (Restroom/Snack/Calls) - Sponsored by Medgene Labs

10:30am – 12:00pm

Keynote Speaker - "A Veterinarian's perspective as the top Agriculture official of a state" - Dr. Charlie Hatcher

12:00pm - 12:10pm Break (Restroom/Calls) - Sponsored by Medgene Labs
12:10am - 1:30pm

AVC Business Lunch Update

1:30 pm- 2:30pm

"Heifer Spaying"- Dr. Daryl Meyer

2:30pm – 3:00pm

Afternoon Break ( Restroom/Snack/Calls)

3:00pm - 5:00pm

"Stocker Systems" - John Sparks(Producer) and Dr. Chris Jolly (Bluegrass Stockyards)

5:00pm - 6:00pm Past Presidents Reception - Kentucky Room
6:00pm - 8:30pm

Dinner on own at local restaurant or hotel


8:30pm - 11:30pm Hospitality Hosted by Norbrook, Inc. - Kentucky Room
Saturday, April 15 Registration Desk 6:00am - 12:00pm/ General Session -Thoroughbred Room
6:30am - 7:50am

Breakfast and Seminar Hosted by IDEXX - Regency Ballroom

"University of Kentucky Beef Extension uses Alertys OnFarmTM Sample-based Pregnancy Testing to Reshape and Strengthen Producer/Veterinarian Relationships" - Dr. Jim Rhoades and Dr. Les Anderson

8:00am - 8:55am

"Are Small Ruminants Just Small, Wimpy Cows?" - Dr. Meredyth Jones

9:00am - 9:55am

"Ins and Outs of Sale Barn Medicine" - Dr. Ryan Wonderlich

9:55am - 10:10am Morning Break(Restroom/Snack/Calls)
10:10am - 11:10am "Failed Transfer of Passive Immunity in Beef Calves: What is the Evidence?" - Dr. Alexis Thompson
11:10am - 12:10pm

"Nutritional management of high-risk stocker calves" - Dr. Jason Smith




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