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NMC Webinar Addresses Feeding Trace Minerals to Enhance Udder Health

National Mastitis Council’s (NMC) May 7 webinar, led by Marcello Guadagnini, Axiota Animal Health international technical manager, features “Enhancing Udder Health via Trace Minerals.” This free, one-hour educational offering starts at 9 a.m. Pacific Time.

Udder health is a multifactorial problem in which dry period and peripartum health play a key role. Trace minerals are critical for mammary gland immunity. Trace mineral status optimization during the dry period can improve udder health. By attending this webinar, you’ll gain a better understanding of the role trace minerals play in immunity and udder health. Learn about the oxidative stress mechanism around calving and gain skills to optimize trace mineral status during the dry period.

By attending this webinar, participants will:

  • Understand the role of trace minerals in immunity and udder health
  • Understand the oxidative stress mechanism around calving
  • Understand how trace mineral status can be optimized during the dry period

After graduating with a degree in veterinary medicine from the University of Parma in 2009, Guadagnini practiced as a dairy cattle veterinarian at Armigio Vet Group. In 2012, he completed a specialization degree in animal health, breeding and livestock production at the University of Parma. From February 2013 until March 2023, he worked for Elanco Animal Health. Since 2015, Guadagnini has been a ruminant technical manager for Italy and also for Spain and Portugal in 2018-2020. In March 2023, he joined Axiota Animal Health, where he provides technical support to Axiota’s portfolio for dairy and beef cattle.

To register for this webinar, go to: https://bit.ly/NMCWebMay7. If you are an NMC member and cannot attend the live program, you may access the webinar recording after May 21, at: nmconline.org. NMC applied for one Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE) credit, which helps veterinarians fulfill continuing education requirements. For further information about NMC’s RACE offerings, contact JoDee Sattler at: jdsattler@nmconline.org.

National Mastitis Council is a professional organization devoted to reducing mastitis and enhancing milk quality. NMC promotes research and provides information to the dairy industry on udder health, milking management, milk quality and milk safety. Founded in 1961, NMC has about 1,000 members in more than 40 countries throughout the world. For more information, go to: www.nmconline.org.

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