foal in sweater

This event, generously hosted by Keeneland, will be held in person and virtually.  Everyone is welcome and there will be no charge to register. 

 

To help with planning please RSVP if you plan to attend using this link: https://gluck.ca.uky.edu/2021-rotavirus-workshop. Once this online form is submitted, you will be contacted to keep you informed on registration and other details event details. 

 

This workshop will consist of a series of short talks from farm managers, veterinary clinicians and researchers highlighting collaborative work performed at the Gluck Equine Research Center and Veterinary Diagnostic Lab. We anticipate a highly interactive event which we hope you can attend.

 

Topics will include:

  • Rotavirus A - where we have been and where we are now
  • 2021 - the Foal Diarrhea Problem
    • Foal fecal testing results
    • Clostridium perfringens
  • Novel Rotavirus B discovered 2021
  • Treatment costs 
  • Costs to our industry
  • Breaking the cycle of infection
  • Farm infrastructure 
  • Preventing infection
  • Future directions


The research performed this spring to investigate the foal diarrhea issue faced was funded by the Gluck Equine Research Center's Janet G. Koller Emergency Response Funds and gifts from the Kentucky Thoroughbred Association, Coolmore America and the Grayson Jockey Club.


Event Type: equine industry events



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