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UF Veterinarians Save Injured Calf Using 3D Solution

Jaw-dropping recovery: UF veterinarians save injured dairy calf using creative 3D solution Published: Dec 20, 2021 By: Sarah Carey Category: University of Florida, UF Health, College of Veterinary Medicine Share Tweet Dr. Fiona Maunsell scratches the chin of a calf that UF veterinarians treated for a broken jaw. The calf, nicknamed Potato by the UF team, is now a growing heifer at the UF-IFAS dairy unit in Hague. (Photo by Jesse Jones) Dr. Fiona Maunsell scratches the chin of a calf that UF veterinarians treated for a broken jaw. The calf, nicknamed Potato by the UF team, is now a growing heifer at the UF-IFAS dairy unit in Hague. (Photo by Jesse Jones) Thanks to a creative solution devised by University of Florida veterinarians using 3D printing technology, a newborn calf that sustained a broken lower jaw soon after birth at the UF dairy farm in Hague has fully recovered and is now an 11-month-old growing heifer in the herd.

UF to open new veterinary hospital at Ocala’s World Equestrian Center

In an effort to support the owners of equine athletes and other animals visiting Ocala’s new world-class World Equestrian Center, the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine has embarked on a strategic alliance with the center to provide leading-edge patient care in a new 40,000-square-foot hospital facility located on…

Visual Guides of Animal Reproduction (VisGAR)

The Visual Guides of Animal Reproduction (VisGAR) database, which is accessible here, is an important educational resource that is utilized by practicing DVMs, researchers, and students around the world. The VisGAR database , originally known as The Drost Project, began as a collection of images compiled by…

UF virtually hosts International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine conference

UF virtually hosts international aquatic group meeting The UF Aquatic Animal Health and veterinary extension programs virtually hosted the annual meeting of the International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine, the specialty association for aquatic animal health, on June 27-28. It was the first time UF has hosted the event, although…

UF veterinarians successfully treat giraffe with severe bone loss.

UF veterinarians successfully using new placenta-derived treatment for animals with severe bone loss Dr. Adam Biedrzycki aspirates a sample of synovial fluid from the radiocarpal joint of a giraffe named JoJo at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens on June 25. (Photo by Louis Brems) By Sarah…