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Camelid Health Conference for Owners and Breeders

March 10, 2018: 

Course Description: This conference is intended for llama and alpaca owners and breeders. The conference coincides with the Camelid Health Conference for Veterinarians, which provides experts in the field of camelid medicine and surgery. The Camelid Health Conference for Owners and Breeders features some of these expert speakers and covers topics on reproduction, nutrition, infections and more.

 

Tentative Schedule 

Time

Title

Speaker

0730-0750

Registration and Breakfast: Pick up Proceedings and Name Badge

 

0800-0830

Welcome, Overview and Virtual Tour of the Veterinary Medical Center

Dr. Jeff Lakritz

0840-0930

Barbervax and it Use in Alpacas

Dr. Antoinette Marsh

0930-1000

Parasitism and Nutrition - Current State of the Small Ruminant Industries

Dr. David Pugh

1005-1130

Camelids, Drugs and Their Uses

Dr. Pam Walker

1135-1200

Surgical Services at OSU

Dr. Andrew Niehaus

1205-1305

Lunch

 

1310-1400

Camelid Medicine

Dr. Chris Cebra

1410-1500

Camelid Reproductive Emergencies

Dr. Ahmed Tibary

1510-1600

Camelid Management and Production in Peru

Dr. Steve Purdy

1610-1700

Contagious ecthyma, Munge, Mites and other skin disorders

Dr. Larue Johnson
1730

Buckeye Alpaca Show - Sponsor Reception

Hummel Grand Lounge

 

Course fees: $50 (U.S. funds only). Registration includes conference instruction, proceedings, breakfast, lunch and refreshments. Conference registration includes the reception on the evening of Saturday, March 10. Registration will be open on a first-come, first-served basis and may close prior to March 1, 2018 if the course is filled. You may cancel your conference registration at any time prior to March 1, 2018 and receive an 80% refund of the course fee. There will be no refunds if you are unable to attend and do not cancel prior to March 1, 2018. We are not liable for travel expenses incurred by participants, but will issue full registration refunds if we cancel the conference. 

Parking and Directions: Please click here for directions and a map to the Sisson Parking lot. Parking passes will be available at registration.

Hotel Room Block: SpringHill Suites by Marriott

1421 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43212

Phone: (614) 297-9912

Rate: $159/per night + tax

Click Here to Make Reservation

or Phone 888-236-2427 and mention group code Vet School

Please make reservations by February 6, 2018


 

Questions? Please contact:
Rileigh Ray
Office of Veterinary Continuing Education
The Ohio State University                            
College of Veterinary Medicine
1900 Coffey Road
Columbus, OH  43210
Phone: (614) 292-8727
E-mail: ray.560@osu.edu

 

 

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