Dr. Donald Sockett Addresses Calf Care Workshop

“Heidelberg is the worst we’ve seen so far.”

Dr. Donald Sockett


WVDL microbiologist/epidemiologist Dr. Donald Sockett, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVIM, presented at the Calf Care Connection Workshop held Nov. 13 (Fennimore, Wis.), Nov. 14 (Eau Claire) and Nov. 15 (Chilton, Wis.).  The workshop is hosted by the Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW).

Sockett, one of three expert trainers at the event, talked about Salmonella Heidelberg disease, strategies to control the deadly disease, sanitation protocols, appropriate calf rations and effective feeding strategies.  Hoards Dairyman associate editor Abby Bauer wrote this article.