Westpoint Farm Vets and Kingshay Farming and Conservation Limited
Tim graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2003 and then went on to complete a farm animal residency. On completion of his residency he undertook a PhD, examining the use of antimicrobials in the treatment of calf pneumonia. Having completed his PhD, Tim joined Westpoint with a focus on youngstock health management and currently provides advice to calf rearing units across the UK. Tim is currently Senior Clinical Director of Westpoint Farm Vets and Kingshay. In 2011 Tim was part of the group which created the National Youngstock Association to help promote best practice in calf rearing.
Sector Veterinary Adviser Sheep and Beef
MSD Animal Health
Kat Baxter-Smith is the Sector Veterinary Adviser for Beef and Sheep at MSD Animal Health. She has worked at MSD for three years and previously worked in veterinary practice in the UK for 7 years since graduating from the Royal Veterinary College in 2010. She is particularly interested in youngstock and respiratory health, and has a Certificate of Advanced Veterinary Practice in Internal Medicine.