Fort Dodge Host Host Trichomoniasis Event

TEXAS, US - Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association has announced a series of educational programmes across the state to help provide cattle producers with information on the management of trichomoniasis. The educational programmes are being co-sponsored by Fort Dodge Animal Health.
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The educational programmes will provide cattlemen with an overview of trichomoniasis from Fort Dodge Animal Health technical veterinarians focusing on the detection and management of trichomoniasis in cattle herds. The educational programme is free to the public and dinner will be served at each meeting.

The dates and locations of the Fort Dodge/TSCRA Trichomoniasis Meetings are as follows. All meetings will begin at 6:30 p.m. local time:

April 6: Pearsall Livestock Auction, Pearsall
April 7: American Legion, Gonzales
April 8: Victoria Community Center, Victoria
April 14: Hopkins County Civic Center, Sulphur Springs
April 16: Pitchford Genetics, Athens
April 22: Mid-Tex Livestock Auction, Navasota
April 27: Jordan Cattle Auction, San Saba
April 28: County Livestock Facility, Graham
April 30: Texas Cattle Exchange, Eastland
May 1: Bonds Ranch, Marlin
May 4: Bowie Livestock Auction, Bowie
May 7: Cagle's Steak House, Lubbock

On February 27, 2009, the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) announced the adoption of the Texas Cattle Trichomoniasis Programme. Rules affecting interstate movement of cattle become effective April 1, 2009, and in-state rules become effective January 1, 2010. Trichomoniasis is now a reportable disease in Texas, and is a significant animal health problem with a major economic impact on breeding cattle herds.

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