Tim Potter, BVetMed, PhD, MRCVS, graduated from the RVC in 2003 then completed a three-year residency in dairy herd medicine and surgery. After his residency he undertook a four-year, Defra-funded PhD examining the design of antimicrobial dosing regimes for the treatment of calf pneumonia.
Tim works as a vet and consultant for Westpoint Veterinary Group, with a specific interest in youngstock management and the appropriate use of medicines.
Bovine respiratory disease: causes, prevention and treatment options
Tim Potter looks at key considerations, including BRD causes and strategies for treating it – and preventing it from becoming an issue in the first place.