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Dairy Health Services/MPS

Progressive, production medicine type practice
- 100% dairy
- work with other solo dairy practitioners (Dan Leuhrs, Jon Hess, Dean Lusk, and Jay Cox)

- focusing on high quality, cutting-edge service for progressive dairymen

- providing a wide range of veterinary services

- routine reproductive - consultation

- traditional medical, surgical, and emergency - mastitis control

- milk quality laboratory - replacement rearing

- employee training - residue avoidance

- pharmaceutical, biological, and supply sales
veterinarian works with ultrasound, two veterinarians have postgraduate
training in Epidemiology (MPVM) and one veterinarian did a Production
Medicine Residency in Dairy.
-participate in routine activities of the practice

-may be requested to complete a project relating to an actual
situation on a client's dairy; we will try to tailor it to the student's
area of interest (nutrition, milk quality, reproduction, replacement
rearing, etc.)

-typical schedule

mornings: reproductive exams with one (or more) of the veterinarians

afternoons: sick cow / emergency calls as they come in (minimal)

work with vets on computer records, milk culturing, employee schools, etc.

work on project

nights: take emergency calls with vet on duty

weekends: free to tour the area, or stay and go on emergency calls

-breakdown of emergency services

typical weeknight on-call (5pm-8am): 0-1 calls per week

typical weekend on-call (Fri 5pm-Mon 8am): 0-2 calls

very few milk fevers (99% of clients treat themselves)

primarily: calvings, prolapses, bleeders
will have access to host veterinarians for upwards of 16 hours/day and
will have the opportunity to ride with up to 4 other veterinarians from
4-12 hrs/day. On average, they will have spend 45-50 hours/week with
Dairy Health Services/MPS
105 Country Lane

Jerome, ID 83338
John Day
Posted:  04/25/2013
Jerome, ID
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