For appointments and emergencies, please call 540-231-4621.

Production Management Medicine provides on-the-farm primary and emergency patient care and preventive health care programs to animals within a 35-mile practice area of Blacksburg. On-farm consultation is provided to veterinarians outside the 35-mile radius. Fees are charged for professional services, mileage, pharmaceuticals, biologics, supplies, and laboratory submissions. Written recommendations are provided to producers and referring veterinarians.

Services available

  • An integrated approach to the identification, resolution, and prevention of health problems in herds and flocks
  • Programs designed and monitored to economically improve animal health and productivity
  • Individual food animal medicine and surgery consultation
  • Disease surveillance, field diagnostic sampling, and field radiology
  • Dehorning and castration
  • Reproductive services, including pregnancy diagnosis, breeding soundness examinations, estrus synchronization, artificial insemination, and fetal sexing
  • 24-hour emergency service

Herd health and preventive services

  • Nutrition evaluation
  • Body condition scoring
  • Vaccination
  • Parasite management and control
  • Foot trimming

In-house services

  • Surgical procedures: c-sections, abdominal surgeries, specialized reproductive surgeries
  • Foot trimming in safe/efficient hydraulic trimming table
  • Reproductive soundness exams (bulls)
  • Downer cow management in the Aqua-cow system
  • Individual medicine case management

Production Management Medicine personnel