Tyson Buyer awarded for out­stand­ing achieve­ment

The Drumheller Mail - - NEWS -

Cam and Tracy Buyer of Carn­duff, SK are proud to con­grat­u­late their youngest son Tyson Buyer, on his grad­u­a­tion from the West­ern Col­lege of Vet­eri­nary Medicine in Saskatoon, SK on June 2, 2016. Born in Three Hills, Al­berta, Tyson grew up in the Car­bon and Three Hills area un­til his fam­ily re­lo­cated 5 years ago to Carn­duff, SK. At this time, he com­pleted his Bach­e­lor De­gree of Science at the Univer­sity of Saskatchewan and was fur­ther ac­cepted to the West­ern Col­lege of Vet­eri­nary Medicine. While be­ing raised on a ranch and deeply in­volved in agri­cul­ture, Tyson de­vel­oped a pas­sion for the bovine and equine in­dus­try and even more specif­i­cally feed­lot health, bovine and equine ge­net­ics, and large an­i­mal re­pro­duc­tion tech­nolo­gies. Through­out his school­ing as Tyson con­tin­ued to de­velop this pas­sion he was hon­ored to be awarded the Amer­i­can As­so­ci­a­tion of Bovine Prac­ti­tion­ers Am­stutz Schol­ar­ship pre­sented to ex­em­plary Vet­eri­nary Stu­dents who dis­play a keen in­ter­est in and are seek­ing a ca­reer in bovine vet­eri­nary prac­tice as well as the AABP Merck An­i­mal Health Schol­ar­ship awarded to stu­dents who show an ex­em­plary com­mit­ment to strength­en­ing the health and well-be­ing of cat­tle. Upon grad­u­a­tion on June 2, 2016 Tyson was fur­ther awarded the Zoetis Otto Ra­dos­tits Me­mo­rial Award for his out­stand­ing achieve­ment in Bovine Health and Care. Look­ing to fur­ther de­velop his in­ter­est in em­bryo trans­fer, ge­net­ics and re­pro­duc­tion, Tyson also com­pleted an ex­tern­ship at Repub­li­can Val­ley An­i­mal Cen­tre in Alma, Ne­braska as well as Feed­lot Health Man­age­ment in Oko­toks, Al­berta. Tyson and his wife Ash­ley, now re­side on an acreage south of Moo­somin, SK where he is prac­tic­ing at Val­ley Flats Vet­eri­nary Clinic. We are ex­cited to have the two of them liv­ing close by and lead­ing the vet­eri­nary man­age­ment of our feed­lot and live­stock herd.

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