U of Calgary professor wins cattle welfare award

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University of Calgary animal health professor Dr. Karin Orsel has won a cattle welfare award for “her transformational contributions to the advancement of care in the bovine species.”

“Dr. Orsel is a world leader in bovine health, and mentor to veterinarians, researchers and producers across Alberta and beyond,” said Jocelyn Dubuc, president of the Canadian Association of Bovine Veterinarians, which presents the Metacam Bovine Welfare Award annually.

Orsel is a professor in the department of production animal health at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. Her work focuses on infectious diseases in cattle, with an emphasis on lameness.

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