Miller veterinarian Michael Saathoff
Miller veterinarian Michael Saathoff, left, says he’s not as tired at the end of his workdays since his son, Andrew, joined Tri-Valley Veterinary Clinic practice last spring. Livestock producers worry that too many young vets are choosing small animals over large-animal practices.
A vaccine given as a shot by veterinarian Michael Saathoff makes heifers produce antibodies in their milk to protect calves from scours. Today’s veterinarians and cattle producers emphasize preventive care to avoid emergency calls.
Posted: Saturday, December 11, 2010 1:47 am
KEARNEY — The solution to shortages of large-animal
veterinarians in parts of Nebraska could be close to home,
especially in regions with few people and lots of cattle.
“We need to encourage our young people to come home to
Nebraska,” said Arthur County rancher and Nebraska Farm Bureau
Director Sherry Vinton.
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