LEADING UStechnical services veterinarianDr Bob Gentry is touring Australia, highlighting thebenefits of trace minerals in beef and dairy production.
ON TOUR: Leading US technical services veterinarian Dr Bob Gentry is touring Australia with Virbac Australia, highlighting the benefits of trace minerals in livestock production systems.
Dr Gentry, who works withMultimin USA, will be travelling from August 29 to September 9 as aguest of Virbac Australia. He will meet with rural merchandisers, cattle veterinarians, scientists, as well as beef anddairy producers around Australia, in a series of talks that will take him across five different states.
Dr Gentry will present the latest in trace mineral science, the differences between injectable and oral trace minerals,the impact on cattle health, fertility, immunity and vaccine function, and the potential impact on profitability.
Trace minerals are essential for strong growth and optimal production in beef and dairy cattle, by regulating hundredsof bodily processes.
Virbac Australialivestock nutrition specialist Jerry Liu saidDr Gentry would presentcutting edge, world class information to Australian rural merchandisers and beef and dairy producers.
Virbac Australia is hosting leading US veterinarian Dr Bob Gentry, who is highlighting the benefits of trace minerals in beef and dairy production.
Dr Gentry has over 35 years of experience as a professional vet, with a specific focus on beef cattle production,nutrition and reproduction.
“For beef and dairy producers, the chance to learn the latest in trace mineral science from a global expert is trulyunique,” Dr Liu said.
DrGentry earned his DVM from Kansas State University in 1981. Hespent 31 years in mixed-animal practice, predominantly working with beef cattle. He alsoworked as a faculty member at the University of Nebraska, lecturing on beef cattle production medicine. Dr Gentry joined Multimin in 2014. His professional areas of interest are beef cattleproduction, nutrition and reproduction.
Virbac offers an injectable product called Multimin, designed to top-up important trace minerals (manganese, zinc,selenium and copper) in beef and dairy cattle.
According to Virbac the focus of trace mineral supplementation has developed to beyond merely correcting deficiency symptoms.
Strategic mineral supplementation is aimed at the optimisation of reproductive performance, immune function andgrowth, resulting in significant improvements in productivity and subsequently profitability.
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2: Wonthaggi, Vic.
5: Rockhampton, Qld.
5: Killarney, Qld.
6: Toowoomba, Qld.
6: Glen Innes, NSW.
6: Guyra, NSW.
6: Armidale, NSW.
7: Walcha, NSW.
7: Tamworth, NSW.
7: Dubbo, NSW.
8-9: Goulburn, NSW.
9: Camden, NSW.
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