This course covers the fundamentals of bovine lameness, including its diagnosis and treatment.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Generate a list of diseases that cause lameness with and without digital swelling.
- Generate a treatment protocol for ranch or dairy personnel for initial treatment of lame cattle.
Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.
David Van Metre
Dr. Dave VanMetre is an Associate Professor at CSU. He attended veterinary school at Cornell University and graduated in 1989. After completing a residency in food animal medicine and surgery at the University of California at Davis in 1993, he became board-certified in internal medicine and joined the faculty of the veterinary school at Kansas State University.
In 1999, he joined the faculty of the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University. His clinical interests include surgical management of lameness in cattle, gastrointestinal disorders, and agricultural worker training.