Ohio Swine Health Symposium Set

On March 17, the Ohio Swine Health Symposium will be held at the Der Dutchman Restaurant in Plain City, OH.

On March 17, the Ohio Swine Health Symposium will be held at the Der Dutchman Restaurant in Plain City, OH.

The program includes:

--Emerging Issues in the Swine Industry by Tony Forshey, state veterinarian, Ohio Department of Agriculture, Division of Animal Industry;

--Pigs and People: Diseases We Share by Armando Hoet, DVM, Ohio State University (OSU) Veterinary Medicine;

--Antibiotic Resistance – Looking at the Science by Harry Snelson, DVM, American Association of Swine Veterinarians;

--The Virus Trifecta – Update on porcine circovirus-associated disease, porcine reproductive and respiratory disease and swine influenza virus by Mike Mull, DVM, York Animal Hospital, Bellevue, OH;

--Herd Health – The People Factor by Jon Hoek, Belstra Milling Co., DeMotte, IN;

--Swine Welfare and How it Affects Health by Michelle Michalak, DVM, Maria Stein Animal Clinic, Maria Stein, OH; and

--The Value of a Vet Walk Through by Bill Minton, DVM, Minton Veterinary Service Inc., Chickasaw, OH.

To attend, contact the OSU Extension/Putnam County in Ottawa, OH, by phone (419) 523-6294 or fax (419) 523-3192.