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Leading US veterinarian to tour Australia showcasing the latest research in cattle-related trace mineral science

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 

One of the USA’s leading technical services veterinarians, Dr Bob Gentry is about to tour Australia, highlighting the benefits of trace minerals in beef and dairy production.

DrGentry.jpgDr Gentry, who works at Multimin USA Inc, will be travelling from Monday, 29th August to Friday 9th September as a guest of Virbac Australia. He’ll meet with rural merchandisers, local cattle veterinarians, scientists, as well as beef and dairy producers around Australia, in a series of talks that will take him across five different states.

Trace minerals are essential for strong growth and optimal production in beef and dairy cattle, by regulating hundreds of bodily processes.

Dr Gentry will present the latest in trace mineral science, the differences between injectable and oral trace minerals, the impact on cattle health, fertility, immunity and vaccine function, and the potential impact on profitability.

Dr Jerry Liu, Livestock Nutrition Specialist for Virbac Australia, says “we are excited to be hosting Dr Gentry, who’ll present cutting edge, world class information to Australian rural merchandisers and beef and dairy producers.”

Dr Gentry has over 35 years of experience as a professional vet, with a specific focus on beef cattle production, nutrition and reproduction.

“For beef and dairy producers, the chance to learn the latest in trace mineral science from a global expert is truly unique,” concludes Dr Liu.

Tour Dates

Date Town State
Tuesday 30th August Mount Gambier
Wednesday 31st August Bellvue WA
Thursday 1st September Bunbury
Friday 2nd September Pakenham
Monday 5th September Rockhampton
Tuesday 6th September Toowoomba
Glen Innes
Wednesday 7th September Walcha
Thursday 8th September Orange
Friday 9th September Goulburn


About Dr Bob Gentry

Dr Bob Gentry earned his DVM from Kansas State University in 1981. In 1996 he obtained a Certificate in Beef Cattle Production from the University of Nebraska. In 2009 he was awarded a President’s Award from the Kansas Veterinary Medical Association. Dr Gentry spent 31 years in mixed-animal practice, predominantly working with beef cattle. Prior to joining Boehringer Ingelheim in 2012, he worked as a faculty member at the University of Nebraska, lecturing on Beef Cattle Production medicine. Dr Gentry joined Multimin in 2014. His professional areas of interest are beef cattle production, nutrition and reproduction.

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