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Thursday, May 26 • 10:30 - 11:30
Understanding the vets role in providing services to organic farms

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The Australian organic farming has increased at 15 % per year and is 1 of the top five Australian growth industries. To date most vets have poorly serviced this industry. Australia’s standards are some of the most stringent in the world. -What does it mean to be certified organic? -What is the difference between Biological, Biodynamic and Organic systems? -What are allowable/restricted/nonallowable veterinary products and procedures?-What are the consequences to individual animals/farms when non allowable products/procedures are used? -How can vets usefully service organic farms? -What are alternate modalities to treat organic herds? -Where to find specialist advice? All this and more will be revealed


Dr Cathie Harvey

Cathie graduated from Murdoch University in 1983. She worked in small animal practice and soon moved to Narrung to manage a dairy on her husband’s farm. Here was the beginning of 30 years working, managing and maintaining the health of a 300 head dairy farm. This experience gained... Read More →

Thursday May 26, 2016 10:30 - 11:30 ACST
City Room 3 Adelaide Convention Centre

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