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Spotlight to select some of these young people who weren’t coming here before. As we began to look at developing partnerships across the Texas A&M University System, we conducted a comprehensive study of our veterinary curriculum, determined to set an example by finding ways to maintain high standards, while creating a learning environment

tailored to students interested in rural and food animal medicine. The CVM added a food animal track to complement its tracks in mixed animal and large animal medicine. The food animal track proved successful in its first year. All of the students from this first cohort intend to practice rural medicine in either food or mixed animal practices.

Meet Our Partners West Texas A&M University

• Herdsman and Research Feedlot—operates its own feedlot in the Panhandle, a region that feeds a third of the nation’s beef cattle and boasts expanding dairy and swine industries. • Beef Carcass Research Center • Nance Ranch Teaching and Research Facility

Texas A&M University–Kingsville

• Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute is the leading wildlife research organization in Texas. • Veterinary technology program with a new state-of-the-art facility

Prairie View A&M University

• International Goat Research Center, with more than 1,000 dairy and meat goats, is one of the largest and oldest goat research programs in the nation. It specializes in genetics, reproductive physiology, nutrition, and veterinary health.

Tarleton State University

• Operates the state’s only university-based dairy as a public-private partnership and collaborates regularly with the dairy cattle industry • Veterinary technology program

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CVM Today - Winter 2017  

A semi-annual publication for the faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends of the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical...

CVM Today - Winter 2017  

A semi-annual publication for the faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends of the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical...