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Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Conference To Discuss Metabolic Disorders



Internationally recognized equine researchers will be giving presentations on the relationship between nutrition and metabolic disorders in the equine including Laminitis, Cushings, Developmental Orthopedic Disease, and Tying-up at the Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Conference. The equine session, which is part of a larger two-day conference, will be held on March 24, 2005 at the Holiday Inn Select in Timonium, Md. Veterinarians, trainers, horse breeders, and horse owners should not miss this opportunity to learn how to recognize, manage and prevent these detrimental disorders in horses. All attendees will receive conference proceedings, lunch and the opportunity to participate in the round table discussion when questions can be asked of our expert panel. Registration to attend the conference on March 24 is $64 although attendees are encouraged to attend the full two-day event for $100. The conference is a regional event hosted by the Maryland Feed Industry Council, University of Maryland, Pennsylvania State University, University of Delaware, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Rutgers University, West Virginia University and the American Feed Industry Association.

For more information, visit the Unversity of Maryland’s web site at www.agnr.umd.edu/MNC/ or call Clare Capotosto at 301-405-1368.

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