416. Calf Vaccination: Science and Strategies

This session will review vaccination strategies appropriate for dairy calves, focusing on vaccination of calves in the first six months of life. The speaker will cover the types of vaccines available, with emphasis on newer products; the immune response post-vaccination; and current scientific information on vaccines that may impact how practitioners use these products in practice.

Angel Abuelo


Assistant Professor | Michigan State University | East Lansing, Mich.

Dr. Abuelo obtained his veterinary and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain and a master's in veterinary education from the Royal Veterinary College in the U.K. He is an assistant professor of cattle health and a dairy extension veterinarian at the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine. At MSU, Dr. Abuelo maintains federally funded research and extension programs, contributes to the clinical training of final-year veterinary students, and provides continuing education to veterinarians. His research focuses on the interplay between nutrition, metabolism, and immune function in dairy cows and calves. Dr. Abuelo is board certified in dairy practice by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, a diplomate of the European College of Bovine Health Management, and an associate diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.


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CE Credits
1.00 Continuing Education (CE) credit  |  No certificate available
1.00 Continuing Education (CE) credit  |  No certificate available
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