Zinpro Corporation Sponsors 11th International Conference on Lameness in Ruminants

Zinpro Corporation Sponsors 11th International Conference on Lameness in Ruminants

Experts to meet in Germany to focus on improved ruminant mobility, health and welfare

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., July 6, 2017 -- Zinpro Corporation announces its platinum sponsorship of the 19th International Symposium and 11th International Conference on Lameness in Ruminants to be held Sept. 6-9 in Munich, Germany. In addition to the platinum sponsorship, Zinpro will provide experts to conduct workshops and be keynote speakers during the event. 

“This year’s symposium will again bring together the foremost experts on ruminant lameness, who will share their latest research results and newest recommendations on how the industry can work together to help producers solve this critical problem,” says Dr. Arturo Gomez, dairy veterinarian – Europe, Zinpro Corporation. “Zinpro Corporation is proud to support the conference and the role it plays in furthering our goal to improve animal wellness and performance.” 

The 2017 event is organized in two parts: a field-day on Sept. 6, which features hands-on workshops, followed by a three-day conference from Sept. 7-9, which includes keynote speakers, poster sessions and open discussions. The field-day workshops will address a variety of on-farm challenges related to lameness, including:

  • Digital dermatitis – virtual farm visit, stages of prevention & control at farm level (hosted by Dr. Dörte Döpfer, associate professor of food animal production medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  • Footbath design and management (hosted by Dr. Mike Socha, associate director, Research & Nutritional Services, Zinpro Corporation, and Dr. Christoph Mülling, professor of veterinary anatomy, University of Leipzig, Germany)
  • Sow claw lesion identification and trimming (hosted by Jan van der Meer, key account manager – The Netherlands, Zinpro Corporation). 

This year’s symposium theme is Lameness in Ruminants: Mobility, Health and Animal Welfare. Event participants will include researchers, veterinary surgeons, hoof trimmers, farmers, industry representatives and others with an interest in better managing ruminant lameness. For more information about the 2017 Lameness in Ruminants conference, visit lamenessinruminants2017.com

As the industry leader in trace mineral nutrition for livestock and poultry, Zinpro is committed to delivering the technical expertise, products and educational tools needed to help customers improve the performance and profitability of their operations.

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