Contributors

Bradley Mills

DVM | Senior Veterinarian | Dairy Technical Services | Zoetis

Since joining Zoetis, Dr. Mills has focused on helping dairy producers and veterinarians improve udder health and reproduction.

Dr. Mills gained extensive experience practicing at a North Carolina veterinary clinic. He developed a comprehensive udder health management service — including training for milking technicians, milking machine analysis, mastitis management and treatment protocols. Dr. Mills also planned, installed and operated a microbiology lab performing cultures and analysis for udder health.

Dr. Mills received his DVM from North Carolina State University. Dr. Mills shows a strong commitment to the health of the industry. He currently serves on the Machine Milking Committee of the National Mastitis Council and the Milk Quality and Udder Health Committee of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners.

Dr. Mills is a senior veterinarian with the Zoetis Dairy Technical Services team. He serves as an adjunct faculty member at North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.  He belongs to the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, American Dairy Science Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, the National Mastitis Council and the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association.

 

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Demystifying mastitis treatment

December 07, 2014 | Bradley Mills

Think you can obtain a complete bacteriological cure of mastitis after just one day of a two-dose treatment? Think again. It’s time to... MORE >

Danger lurks for your heifers

October 17, 2014 | Bradley Mills

Since heifers haven’t produced milk before their first lactation, you might not think mastitis is even a concern. New research shows why... MORE >

Milk quality matters, even for hospital cows

July 14, 2014 | Bradley Mills

Cows respond well to consistency. So why not milk hospital cows using the same procedures as you use for your healthy lactating herd? MORE >

Don't settle for a quick mastitis fix

May 23, 2014 | Bradley Mills

With milk quality as a primary focus, producers Kara Hale and Chad Martin know that a quick fix for mastitis might only be a temporary MORE >

Beat heat, humidity and mastitis outbreaks

May 12, 2014 | Bradley Mills

Help keep your cows cool while minimizing mastitis risk during the summer months. MORE >

The power of three in dry cow care

April 03, 2014 | Bradley Mills

Improve milk quality, herd health and production with a comprehensive dry cow program. MORE >

Quality milk starts with healthy cows

March 14, 2014 | Bradley Mills

Keeping your cows healthy is vital when striving to produce high-quality milk. MORE >

Clear up mastitis and common misconceptions

February 12, 2014 | Bradley Mills

If you’re looking for a long-term solution to an age-old problem, there’s no such thing as a quick fix. When it comes to achieving... MORE >

Milk quality starts with equipment

December 23, 2013 | Bradley Mills

Milking equipment is often overlooked as a critical component of milk quality. MORE >

Identifying Gram-negative mastitis

December 16, 2013 | Bradley Mills

Gram-negative mastitis isn’t always as it appears. Learn the programs and protocols you’ll need to identify and treat it... MORE >

When mastitis calls for extended therapy

December 04, 2013 | Bradley Mills

When a case of mastitis calls for extended therapy, dairy producers should focus on the right products and procedures. MORE >

Is your dry cow program good enough?

July 31, 2013 | Bradley Mills

Are you doing right by your dry cows? Learn more about three steps to success. MORE >

Roundtable: Producers weigh in on dry cow care

July 15, 2013 | Bradley Mills

Producers from coast to coast take control of milk quality with dry cow care. Learn more about what is working for them. MORE >

Doug Hammon

DVM, PhD | Managing Veterinarian | Dairy Technical Services | Zoetis

Dr. Hammon brings a broad perspective to veterinary medicine — with experience as a clinical veterinarian, consultant, instructor and researcher. He applies this expertise in working with dairy producers, practitioners and members of the Zoetis Field Force throughout central California.

Over the course of his career, Dr. Hammon has focused on helping dairies improve overall cow health and profitability. He earned his DVM at Washington State University, followed by a PhD from Utah State University.

Some of the industry’s best-known publications and journals have published articles by Dr. Hammon, primarily emphasizing reproductive health and transition cow management.

Dr. Hammon is a managing veterinarian for the Zoetis Dairy Technical Services team. He belongs to the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, American Dairy Science Association, American Veterinary Medical Association and the National Mastitis Council.

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Gary Neubauer

DVM | Senior Manager | Dairy Technical Services | Zoetis

Meet the head of the Dairy Technical Services team at Zoetis for the eastern United States. Dr. Neubauer’s broad expertise includes milk quality, reproduction, fresh cow health, transition management, calf management, residue avoidance and records analysis.

Dr. Neubauer brings an extensive background in the industry to the job. He’s served as a dairy technical consultant and veterinarian with both Pfizer Animal Health, Pharmacia Animal Health and Upjohn. Dr. Neubauer also worked directly with dairy producers as a partner in a large veterinary practice in New Ulm, Minn. He earned his DVM and undergraduate degrees at the University of Minnesota.

Throughout his career, Dr. Neubauer has shown a strong commitment to the health of the industry. He currently serves on the executive board of the National Mastitis Council, the Milk Quality Committee of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners and the Gold Standards project of the Dairy Calf & Heifer Association.

Dr. Neubauer is a senior manager of Dairy Technical Services at Zoetis. He belongs to the Academy of Veterinary Medical Practice, American Association of Bovine Practitioners, American Dairy Science Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, Dairy Calf & Heifer Association, Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council and the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association.

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Use resources to help avoid drug residues

November 11, 2016 | Gary Neubauer

Zoetis has a variety of resources available to help you avoid residues. MORE >

Tips to avoid drug residues

November 11, 2016 | Gary Neubauer

Consider these six tips to make drug residue avoidance a top priority on your dairy: MORE >

Manage to improve profits

October 21, 2016 | Gary Neubauer

Amid low milk prices manage health and productivity to improve profits without impacting Dairy Wellness. MORE >

Watch these cows for violative residues

August 10, 2016 | Gary Neubauer

The causes of violative residues in milk often can be traced to cows milked accidently. MORE >

Test the tank, not the cow

July 25, 2016 | Gary Neubauer

Research has shown that testing individual cows, instead of the bulk tank, can create false positives and cost money. MORE >

Salmonella: Know your dairy's risk

March 29, 2016 | Gary Neubauer

Take steps to help reduce the risk of Salmonella infection in your herd with an on-farm risk assessment tool. MORE >

Manage milk quality for better repro, more milk

January 25, 2016 | Gary Neubauer

Use the Healthy Start Program to identify and treat subclinical mastitis, and start fresh cows on a path toward breeding and lactation success. MORE >

Carefully Follow and Understand Label Directions

October 29, 2015 | Gary Neubauer

Misreading product labels plays a large role in residue violations MORE >

Set goals toward better outcomes

October 20, 2015 | Gary Neubauer

With the myriad of measurements available to you on the dairy, how do you focus on what really matters? MORE >

Tips for preventing violative residues

August 25, 2015 | Gary Neubauer

Don’t let violation damage your operation’s reputation. MORE >

Caution: Salmonella is sneaky

August 13, 2015 | Gary Neubauer

The clinical signs of Salmonella are easy to identify — weight loss, weakness, fever, diarrhea and dehydration. MORE >

Tips for a healthy show season

September 03, 2014 | Gary Neubauer

For a healthy and successful show season, take extra precautions when cattle are exposed to different environments. MORE >

Salmonella risk is on the rise

July 28, 2014 | Gary Neubauer

Is Salmonella lurking in your herd? Research shows dairies of all sizes and types are at increasing risk of Salmonella. MORE >

Fight metritis right from the start

April 03, 2014 | Gary Neubauer

Avoid the effects of relapse and treat metritis right the first time. MORE >

Manage manure to control Salmonella

December 12, 2013 | Gary Neubauer

Properly managing manure and equipment can help control the spread of Salmonella on your dairy. MORE >

Different types of Salmonella infections

November 18, 2013 | Gary Neubauer

Your dairy may already be infected with Salmonella, and you don’t even know it. MORE >

Good planning helps prevent Salmonella

November 11, 2013 | Gary Neubauer

A thorough prevention plan will help you keep Salmonella off your dairy. MORE >

Improve your dairy's health records

October 18, 2013 | Gary Neubauer

Study reveals opportunities to improve health records and avoid residues. MORE >

Include your veterinarian in health management

October 01, 2013 | Gary Neubauer

Having a valid relationship with your veterinarian can benefit Dairy Wellness. MORE >

Compliance matters for drug protocols

September 23, 2013 | Gary Neubauer

For good health and good management, treat dairy cattle by following labeled directions. MORE >

Cull cows pose unique Salmonella risk

September 20, 2013 | Gary Neubauer

Salmonella is a significant foodborne pathogen, and all stakeholders in the food chain should work together to solve this problem. MORE >

Vaccine helps control Salmonella

September 14, 2013 | Gary Neubauer

SRP® SALMONELLA available from Zoetis. MORE >

Assess your Salmonella risk

September 10, 2013 | Gary Neubauer

Managing Salmonella disease is all about reducing risk. No dairy will ever be exempt from disease exposure, because Salmonella is sneaky. It... MORE >

Prevent residue accidents in milk

September 07, 2013 | Gary Neubauer

Milkers have a key role in preventing a drug residue. We know that nearly all violative residues are caused by accidents on the dairy. These... MORE >

Take the residue risk assessment

September 03, 2013 | Gary Neubauer

Assess your risk of a residue violation, and take steps to prevent one from happening on your dairy. MORE >

Caution: Salmonella is sneaky

September 02, 2013 | Gary Neubauer

The clinical signs of Salmonella are easy to identify — weight loss, weakness, fever, diarrhea and dehydration. MORE >

Exclusive AI synchronization with Eazi-Breed™ CIDR® Cattle Insert

September 01, 2013 | Gary Neubauer

Take your reproductive program to a higher level with LUTALYSE® (dinoprost tromethamine) Sterile Solution and Eazi-Breed™ CIDR®... MORE >

Evaluate fresh cows for metritis

August 27, 2013 | Gary Neubauer

Follow these simple steps to identify metritis in fresh cows. MORE >

EXCEDE available in a larger bottle

August 26, 2013 | Gary Neubauer

Good things don’t need to come in small packages. EXCEDE® now available in a larger, 250 mL bottle. MORE >

FDA approves Zoetis products for fixed-time AI

August 07, 2013 | Gary Neubauer

A new product approval for fixed-time artificial insemination (FTAI) improves breeding efficiency. MORE >

Control Salmonella in the fresh pen

August 01, 2013 | Gary Neubauer

Protect your fresh cows from Salmonella when they are vulnerable. MORE >

Find solutions to fight Salmonella

July 29, 2013 | Gary Neubauer

Salmonellosis is a tricky disease. If you have questions about your risk, you can turn to Zoetis for information and solutions.... MORE >

Salmonella can be deadly to calves

July 24, 2013 | Gary Neubauer

If your newborn calves are experiencing severe scours, it could be Salmonella. MORE >

Industry continues drug residue prevention

July 09, 2013 | Gary Neubauer

The dairy industry has worked hard to reduce residue violations. But there is more work to do. MORE >

New testing combats drug residues

July 09, 2013 | Gary Neubauer

New testing procedures highlight the importance of residue avoidance. MORE >

Greg Edwards

DVM | Managing Veterinarian | Dairy Technical Services | Zoetis

After 27 years in veterinary practice — working with dairies ranging in size from 50 to nearly 4,000 cows — Dr. Edwards knows the dairy business. He emphasizes production medicine, including benchmarking and monitoring in most herds.

Dr. Edwards earned his DVM from Purdue University. He has completed the Ohio Dairy Health and Management Certificate Program and the Cornell Dairy Leadership Certificate Program.

Dr. Edwards is a senior veterinarian with the Zoetis Dairy Technical Services team. He is a member of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, National Mastitis Council and Dairy Cattle Reproductive Council, among other veterinary organizations.

 

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Sidelined by parasites? Keep Calf Wellness in play.

September 07, 2016 | Greg Edwards

Nutrition and disease management are vital in the first 120 days of a heifer’s life. MORE >

Respiratory protection in changing weather

September 01, 2016 | Greg Edwards

Changing weather conditions can create respiratory challenges for your calves. MORE >

Identify bovine respiratory disease symptoms

August 29, 2016 | Greg Edwards

Take time every day to stop, look and listen for bovine respiratory disease symptoms. MORE >

Dairy Vaccines 101: Storage and handling

May 12, 2016 | Greg Edwards

A vaccine program is only as effective as a dairy’s storage and handling protocols. MORE >

Tips for a cleaner calving area

May 04, 2016 | Greg Edwards

Are your calves born into a clean environment? These maternity pen management tips can help calves achieve a healthy start. MORE >

The not-so-obvious signs of calfhood respiratory disease

March 31, 2016 | Greg Edwards

Look for the right signs to detect respiratory disease early and help prevent chronic infections for better lifetime productivity. MORE >

Warm up cold weather calf management skills

December 18, 2015 | Greg Edwards

Cold calves won’t grow without proper care and nutrition. MORE >

Perfect storm for respiratory disease

July 23, 2015 | Greg Edwards

Dr. Edwards investigates how one dairy’s respiratory problem went from bad to worse. MORE >

Don’t let heat undermine calf growth

July 21, 2015 | Greg Edwards

High temperatures could be damaging the future of your herd. Focus on these seven areas to outplay the negative heat factors. MORE >

Useful tools and tips for Calf Wellness

May 01, 2015 | Greg Edwards

As soon as calves are born they need to be nurtured and cared for as best as possible. These tools will help heifers reach their full MORE >

Spring into calf wellness: Seasonal calf care tips

March 20, 2015 | Greg Edwards

Check out these must-read calf care articles for spring. MORE >

Zoetis Launches DRAXXIN 25 to Treat Small Calves for BRD

January 21, 2015 | Greg Edwards

DRAXXIN portfolio expands to offer more treatment options MORE >

Close gaps in your vaccination program

November 17, 2014 | Greg Edwards

Are there holes in your vaccination program? Dr. Edwards reveals his guidelines for vaccinating from birth to freshening. MORE >

Which vaccines will help protect your herd’s future?

August 21, 2014 | Greg Edwards

Choose vaccines with the right label claims, including an FP Guarantee, to help protect the future of your herd. MORE >

Help Guard your calves from scours

July 28, 2014 | Greg Edwards

Before your calves are born, help establish a strong foundation with proactive scours prevention. MORE >

Help reduce stress of disease at weaning

July 28, 2014 | Greg Edwards

It’s time to think about weaning calves. Are you thinking about everything they might be exposed to as you move them into group housing?... MORE >

Help reduce stress of disease at weaning

July 28, 2014 | Greg Edwards

It’s time to think about weaning calves. Are you thinking about everything they might be exposed to as you move them into group housing?... MORE >

Life moves fast. BRD doesn’t have to.

July 17, 2014 | Greg Edwards

Get ahead of one of the leading health challenges facing your calves with DRAXXIN® (tulathromycin) Injectable Solution. MORE >

Help protect your calves at every stage

June 10, 2014 | Greg Edwards

Your calves have a big job ahead. Disease management is vital to Calf Wellness, and it starts on day one. MORE >

Boost Calf Wellness with ONE SHOT BVD

April 01, 2014 | Greg Edwards

ONE SHOT® BVD gives young calves important respiratory protection and can be coupled with INFORCE™ 3 for a one-two punch to build... MORE >

Give your calves a blanket of protection

March 02, 2014 | Greg Edwards

Changes in seasons are hard enough on calves without the burden of scours. MORE >

Vaccine technology takes a different route for a better start

February 13, 2014 | Greg Edwards

By triggering mucosal immunity, intranasal vaccination can help enhance protection. MORE >

Cool is the rule for vaccine handling

December 30, 2013 | Greg Edwards

A vaccine program is only as effective as your dairy’s storage and handling protocols. MORE >

Respiratory protection in changing weather

November 26, 2013 | Greg Edwards

Changing weather conditions can create respiratory challenges for your calves. MORE >

Calf abortions: Finding the cause

November 13, 2013 | Greg Edwards

Once a producer has a group of heifers that are pregnant, it’s easy to blame vaccines for any aborted calves seen after vaccination. But... MORE >

Respiratory protection isn't just for calves

October 18, 2013 | Greg Edwards

Respiratory disease challenges need just as much attention in your pre-fresh groups as they do in the calf barns. MORE >

Upgraded respiratory protection

October 01, 2013 | Greg Edwards

In one convenient dose, new BOVI-SHIELD GOLD ONE SHOT™ offers upgraded protection against respiratory disease. MORE >

Steps help prevent calf and heifer pneumonia

September 19, 2013 | Greg Edwards

Is there a missing link in your calf and heifer pneumonia management program? There are several steps for pneumonia management. Having one... MORE >

Don't waste your reproductive investment

September 14, 2013 | Greg Edwards

You can’t afford to leave your herd unprotected from reproductive diseases. Protect your herd from Lepto hardjo-bovis. MORE >

Complete the immunity equation

August 26, 2013 | Greg Edwards

Don’t mistake immunization with vaccination. From nutrition to proper vaccine handling, immunization takes a few steps for success. MORE >

Helping protect your cows' pregnancies

August 15, 2013 | Greg Edwards

Losing a pregnancy costs a lot more than protecting one. Learn how to help protect your herd against Lepto hardjo-bovis infections. MORE >

Don’t let reproductive protection fall short

August 12, 2013 | Greg Edwards

Help protect your cattle through the critical risk period with at least 365 days of protection. MORE >

Mark Kirkpatrick

DVM, MS | Managing Veterinarian | Dairy Technical Services | Zoetis

In his position with Zoetis, Dr. Kirkpatrick works with veterinarians and dairy producers to evaluate their dairy records — and put those findings into action.

Dr. Kirkpatrick has been closely associated with Iowa State University’s department of veterinary medicine for more than 20 years. He received his BS, DVM and MS (veterinary clinical sciences) degrees from ISU. His work at the university included a dual role as the University’s herd veterinarian and a veterinarian for the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.

In addition to his experience with one of the industry’s pre-eminent veterinary programs, Dr. Kirkpatrick practiced in northeast Iowa for almost a decade.

Dr. Kirkpatrick is a managing veterinarian with the Dairy Technical Services team at Zoetis. He is a collaborator with the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine and actively involved with the senior veterinary student dairy rotation.

 

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Mike Lormore

DVM, MS, MBA | Director | Cattle Technical Services | Zoetis

Working with producers, veterinarians and sales staff, Dr. Lormore supports Zoetis dairy products from a technical and business applications standpoint. His focus includes animal health and production economics, lactation biology and cattle nutrition.

Dr. Lormore offers in-depth technical services experience in both field applications and research support. He’s worked as a veterinarian, nutritionist, business manager and consultant. His background in corporate veterinary medicine also extends to marketing, research and development, business strategy and corporate affairs.

In addition to receiving his BS and DVM from Cornell University, Dr. Lormore has completed graduate studies at Penn State University, The Center for Animal Health and Productivity at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and the Wharton School.

Dr. Lormore currently directs the Cattle Technical Services team for Zoetis.

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Richard Wallace

DVM, MS | Senior Veterinarian | Dairy Technical Services | Zoetis

From private practice to veterinary instruction, Dr. Wallace brings a wealth of experience to his role at Zoetis.

Dr. Wallace has served as a dairy extension veterinarian and an associate professor at the University of Illinois veterinary school. After starting his own mixed animal practice in Centerburg, Ohio, he joined a dairy practice in Door County, Wis.  

Dr. Wallace received dual bachelor’s degrees (in wildlife zoology and dairy science) from The Ohio State University — followed by a DVM and master’s in veterinary clinical medicine.

Dr. Wallace is a senior veterinarian on the Dairy Technical Services team at Zoetis. He’s a past president of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners and serves on the Residue Avoidance Committee of the National Mastitis Council.

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Hot temps still challenging reproduction?

October 27, 2016 | Richard Wallace

Lower temperatures don’t mean cows are free from the effects of heat. MORE >

LUTALYSE® HighCon: A new management tool for added reproductive efficiency

November 24, 2015 | Richard Wallace

New LUTALYSE® HighCon Injection (dinoprost tromethamine injection) enhances dairy reproductive outcomes with greater convenience and... MORE >

Make your veterinarian part of your team

October 27, 2015 | Richard Wallace

Dairies are best served by having a valid veterinarian-client-patient relationship (VCPR) MORE >

Take responsible care of market dairy cows

August 11, 2015 | Richard Wallace

Our actions impact the industry and Dairy Wellness. MORE >

Avoid rejections with proper injections

June 10, 2015 | Richard Wallace

When a cow is sick, protocol compliance and proper administration are keys to safe and effective treatment. MORE >

Ten resources for sharing your dairy story

June 01, 2015 | Richard Wallace

Misinformation is everywhere. Proactively share your dairy story with the public during June Dairy Month with the help of these 10 resources. MORE >

Seven tips for proper treatments

February 25, 2015 | Richard Wallace

Properly treating cows is important to avoid drug residues. Treat your cows successfully with these seven tips. MORE >

Make this a Dairy Wellness priority

January 13, 2015 | Richard Wallace

Make it a Dairy Wellness priority to involve your veterinarian in all aspects of animal health. MORE >

Sugar Creek Farm virtual farm tour

December 23, 2014 | Richard Wallace

What started as an FFA friendship has developed into a productive operation. Mike Bruette and Jeff Hanschke of Sugar Creek Farms open up their... MORE >

Eyeballing health treatment? Take a second look.

November 02, 2014 | Richard Wallace

How well are your employees following treatment protocols and keeping accurate records? A study says, not well. We look at how this affects... MORE >

Five tips for successful synchronization

September 22, 2014 | Richard Wallace

Dairies benefit when employees follow protocols in reproduction synchronization programs. MORE >

Keep the heat off your dairy

August 18, 2014 | Richard Wallace

As temperatures rise, support your milk production and reproduction program by keeping cows cool to limit heat stress. MORE >

Make beef quality a dairy priority

August 12, 2014 | Richard Wallace

You’re a beef producer, too, and a direct link to the food chain. Learn why responsible drug use is critical to maintain consumer... MORE >

Powerful data can help manage transition cows

October 31, 2013 | Richard Wallace

Stop guessing with your transition cows. Harness data to evaluate what is and isn’t working in your transition cow management program. MORE >

World Wildlife Fund partners with Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy

October 10, 2013 | Richard Wallace

It's important to share your Dairy Wellness story. We're glad the World Wildlife Fund has the same philosophy and joined forces with the... MORE >

World Dairy Expo takes over Madison

October 01, 2013 | Richard Wallace

Our favorite week of the year is finally here: World Dairy Expo. There is so much buildup and anticipation to this show. We’re thrilled... MORE >

Enter the Dairy Wellness Sweepstakes at Expo..

October 01, 2013 | Richard Wallace

While at World Dairy Expo, swing by and say hello to your friends at Zoetis in Exhibition Hall Booth EH3811. We’ve been planning for... MORE >

Show employees why following protocols matters

October 01, 2013 | Richard Wallace

Help your employees understand why following protocols is important. MORE >

Connecting with consumers

October 01, 2013 | Richard Wallace

A message to consumers. What message from the dairy industry are you providing your consumers? MORE >

Make genomics a dairy strategy

September 12, 2013 | Richard Wallace

You can use genomic technology and CLARIFIDE® to improve your dairy. MORE >

Carefully analyze dairy reproduction technologies

August 30, 2013 | Richard Wallace

Don’t abandon your timed artificial insemination for new technology. These tools can work together. MORE >

Improve your reproductive management

August 05, 2013 | Richard Wallace

If you’re not satisfied with your reproductive management, our products and expertise can help get it back on track. MORE >

Calve heifers early for profitable returns

July 21, 2013 | Richard Wallace

When it comes to your breeding program, where are heifers on the priority list? MORE >

Genomics can identify top producers

July 21, 2013 | Richard Wallace

When looking at a row of calf hutches, how do you know which calf will be your next top producer? MORE >

Don't let hot weather hurt reproduction

July 07, 2013 | Richard Wallace

Is the hot weather taking a toll on your reproduction program? These three measurements can help you decide. MORE >

Roger Saltman

DVM, MBA | Group Director | Cattle and Equine Technical Services | Zoetis

As group director of technical services at Zoetis, Dr. Saltman brings an extensive background in veterinary medicine.

He practiced as a clinical veterinarian for seven years, with a focus on dairy production medicine. Before joining Zoetis, Dr. Saltman worked in technical service roles with animal health companies such as American Cyanamid, Roche and Pharmacia. His previous experience also includes working with the New York Dairy Herd Improvement Cooperative and operating a farm in upstate New York.

The American Association of Bovine Practitioners has honored Dr. Saltman with the Distinguished Service Award. He also was presented with the Agri-Service Award by the New York commissioner of agriculture.

Dr. Saltman earned his DVM at Cornell University and his MBA from Syracuse University.

Dr. Saltman is the group director overseeing Cattle and Equine Technical Services at Zoetis. A past president of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, he belongs to the Phi Zeta Honor Society of Veterinary Medicine and Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society of Collegiate Schools of Business.

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Victor Cortese

DVM, PhD, Dipl. ABVP | Director, Cattle and Equine Immunology and Biologicals | Zoetis

Dairy people know Dr. Cortese as one of the world’s foremost experts in cattle immunology. He puts his knowledge to work educating practitioners, producers and the Zoetis team about preventive medicine, immunology and vaccinology.

Dr. Cortese offers a vast level of training and years of hands-on experience. He holds diplomat status with an emphasis in dairy as part of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. Before joining Zoetis, Dr. Cortese served as a senior technical services veterinarian at SmithKline Beecham Animal Health. He earned his DVM from Michigan State University, followed by a PhD in microbiology from the University of Saskatchewan.

Dr. Cortese has researched and published numerous articles about viral infections, immunology and dairy calf management. He’s also highly sought-out as a lecturer and presenter in North America and abroad.

Dr. Cortese is the director of cattle immunology with the Zoetis Technical Services team.

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