Academy of Veterinary Consultants
The Academy of Veterinary Consultants (AVC), established in 1970, is an association of veterinarians involved in beef cattle medicine, herd health programs and consultation. Our mission is to provide continuing education, member support and leadership among various entities of the beef cattle industry. The AVC goal strives for optimum productivity of a safe, high-quality product. The Academy holds three continuing education meetings annually at various sites. These one to two day seminars serve to provide high quality continuing education for consultants and practitioners. Speakers selected from throughout North America provide presentations in their field of expertise to our membership. The primary educational orientation is directed toward beef cattle with special emphasis on factors that influence feedlot/herd health and performance management.