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Dale A. Moore

Dale A. MooreDale A. Moore
Clinical Professor and Director, Veterinary Medicine Extension

Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
Washington State University
P.O. Box 646610
Pullman WA 99164

(509) 335-7494




University of California, Davis




California State University, Sacramento  



Food Animal

University of California, Davis




University of California, Davis



Biobehavioral Health  

Penn State University



Leadership Institute in Continuing Professional Education, Harvard

1994 & 1996

Epidemic Intelligence Service Program, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control


New England Epidemiology Institute, Summer Course


Resident's Certificate, Food Animal Medicine/Herd Health/Reproduction School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis


Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (ACVPM)


Subspecialty -- Epidemiology


Research Interests

My career has been focused in two major areas: (1) Preventive Medicine for livestock populations -- Identifying, understanding and educating about preventive medicine practices that will improve the health, well-being, performance, quality and profitability of production livestock and (2) Testing new methods to identify audience learning needs and evaluate educational programs. My preventive medicine research has resulted in practical approaches to dairy cow and calf herd and improvement. My research in extension and professional education has led to a new method of documenting how we evaluate individual changes in program participants and a better understanding of our agricultural animal health audiences.

Recent Publications

Berge ACB, Besser TA, Moore DA, Sischo WM. Evaluation of the Effects of Oral Colostrum Supplementation during the first 14 Days on the Health and Performance of Preweaned Calves. J Dairy Sci. 2009;92:286-295.

White TL, Moore DA. Reasons for whole carcass condemnations of cattle in the United States and implications for producer education and veterinary intervention. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2009;235(8):937-941.

Moore DA, Kohrs P, Baszler T, Faux C, Sathre P, Wenz JR, Eldridge L, Li H. Outbreak of malignant catarrhal fever in cattle associated with a state livestock exhibition. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2010;237:87–92.

Moore DA, Kohrs P, Baszler T*, Faux C, Sathre P, Wenz JR, Eldridge L, Li H. Outbreak of malignant catarrhal fever in cattle associated with a state fair. Proceedings of the 113th Annual Meeting of USAHA and 52nd Annual Conference AAVLD. October 11, 2009. San Diego, CA. (Abstract)

Moore DA. CalfScience: Alternatives to Antimicrobials. AAEV Annual Symposium. October 12, 2009. San Diego, CA. (Abstract)

Moore DA, Tellessen K, Sischo WM. CalfScience: Extension Education at Many Levels. Journal of Extension. In Press, 2010.

Moore DA, Leach DA, Bickett-Weddle D, et al. Evaluation of a biological risk management tool on large western United States dairies. J Dairy Science 2010;93:4096-4104.

Crespo R, Faux C, Dhillon SA, Newberry R, Moore DA. Pet poultry training for veterinary practitioners. J Vet Med Educ 2010 In Press

Moore DA, Kinder DR, Sischo WM. Patterns of stocking density on drylot and freestall dairy farms in western United States. In: Proceedings, American Association of Bovine Practitioners 43rd Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM. 2010. (Abstract)
Moore DA, Adaska JM, Higginbotham GE, Castillo AR, Collar C, Sischo WM. Testing new dairy cattle for disease can boost herd health, cut costs. California Agriculture 2009;63:29-34. 
Moore DA, Taylor J, Hartman ML, Sischo WM. Quality waste milk assessments on a calf ranch. J Dairy Sci. 2009;92:3503-3509.
Berge ACB, Moore DA, Besser TE, Sischo WM. Targeting therapy to minimize antimicrobial use in pre-weaned calves: effects on health, growth and treatment costs. J Dairy Sci.  2009;92:4707-4714.

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