Module 2: Human Impacts on Disease Occurrence and Detection

January 13-14, 2022

Learn how our human caregivers influence disease


Both the occurrence of disease and its detection are influenced by the choices we make as animal caregivers. In this module we will explore techniques and approaches to improving animal confidence and disease detection that lead to lower morbidity, lower case fatality rates and fewer worker injuries.



Dr. Noffsinger

Tom Noffsinger 

Dr. Noffsinger earned his DVM from Colorado State University in 1973. He has over 32 years of experience in beef cattle practice and is now an independent feedlot consultant specializing in facility design, stockmanship, and low-stress livestock handling.

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Dr. Kip Lukasiewicz

Kip Lukasiewicz

Dr. Kip L. Lukasiewicz received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1999 from Kansas State University.  Dr. Kip’s primary focus is in feedlot consulting, animal handling, and facility design. Dr. Kip has trained under the late Bud Williams and has worked and trained extensively with Dr. Tom Noffsinger utilizing Bud’s thoughts on low-stress cattle handling and caregiving.

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