Hue Karreman: Botanical Medicine for Farm Animals

Hue Karreman

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This noted holistic veterinarian, author of the books Treating Dairy Cows Naturally and The Barn Guide to Treating Dairy Cows Naturally, has always counted on botanical medicine as a pillar of his treatment protocols. Dr. Karreman will discuss why botanicals can be superior forms of medicine and present specifics for many of the common ailments seen on the farm. Learn the difference between grazing herbs, feeding whole herbs, herbal tinctures, and other forms of administration as well as the key components belonging in any farm’s “botanical medicine cabinet.”

Hubert Karreman, V.M.D., is a Pennsylvania-based veterinarian specializing in organic dairy herds. He is a 1995 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. He is a longtime dairy practitioner in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, working in emergency, surgery, reproduction and internal medicine primarily for certified organic dairy farmers. He recently limited his practice to internal medicine for organic cattle. He is an internationally recognized expert in the non-antibiotic treatment of infectious disease and nonhormonal treatment of infertility. He recently finished a five-year term on the USDA National Organic Standards Board (three years as livestock chair) and was on the AVMA task force for complementary and alternative veterinary medicine (CAVM) that wrote the current AVMA Guidelines on CAVM. He recently founded a company based on providing functional alternatives to antibiotics and hormones. He is author of two books for veterinarians and farmers, Treating Dairy Cows Naturally: Thoughts and Strategies and The Barn Guide to Treating Dairy Cows Naturally, both published by Acres U.S.A. He is staff veterinarian for the Rodale Institute.

(1 hour, 14 minutes, 21 seconds) Recorded at the 2014 Acres U.S.A. Conference, Columbus, Ohio, Saturday, December 6, 2014.

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