DocTalk partners with Drovers/CattleNetwork, Bovine VeterinarianDrovers/CattleNetwork and Bovine Veterinarian and Trinity Marketing announce a strategic partnership for the production and promotion of DocTalk with “Dan Thomson” a television program airing weekly on RFD-TV.

DocTalk is a half-hour program that examines a variety of issues from production to plate by host Dan Thomson, DVM, PhD of Kansas State University. Thomson, an internationally recognized expert and leader in beef cattle production and health management, is director of K-STATE’s Beef Cattle Institute. He is also the former chair of the OIE Beef Cattle Production and Animal Welfare Committee, an international animal health group that develops beef cattle production and welfare standards worldwide. A K-State faculty member since 2004, Thomson teaches courses in cow/calf, stocker and feed yard production medicine welfare and nutrition.

If you farm, ranch, own a pet or want to know how your food is produced, you’ll find something of interest on every single episode now airing on Drovers/ CattleNetwork and Bovine Veterinarian websites. Each week Dr. Dan Thomson and his guests will discuss important issues related to livestock welfare and management, including current animal agriculture research, ways to keep the food supply safe and companion animal health issues.

"I have spent my entire professional career in practice or in the education system working side by side with  producers and veterinarians, learning from them and translating the best information to them about production animal practices and welfare” Dr Thomson said. “It brings a new level of excitement when you can combine the professionalism and credibility of Bovine Veterinarian, Drovers/Cattle Network and DocTalk-TV.”

Guests will include nationally and internationally known veterinarians and animal scientists, including Kansas State University faculty members who conduct clinical research on ways to improve the health and well-being of all kinds of animals. “This new collaboration will expand our offering of industry information to our readers, growing our educational resources and enhancing reader experience” said Greg Henderson, editor of Drovers/ CattleNetwork.

“I have had the pleasure of working with Dr. Dan Thomson for many years, and his astute assessments of the issues facing the livestock industry are well respected worldwide” said Geni Wren, editor of Bovine Veterinarian.  “I am so excited that our readers will get direct access to this educational opportunity.”

You can watch DocTalk with Dr. Thomson on RFDTv Sunday at 6:30 AM CT with repeat episodes airing on Monday at 3:30 PM CT and Tuesday at 1:30 AM CT.  You can also watch all episodes on