IGA Country Representative for Sweden
Ylva is an associate state veterinarian in ruminant diseases at the National Veterinary Institute (SVA) of Sweden, a governmental agency with expert authority on infectious diseases in animals. As part of her duties, Ylva is responsible for the goat activities at SVA, which include doing research, communicating with goat veterinarians and farmers, arranging workshops and training for goat associations, farmers, and veterinarians. Ylva’s focuses her research on udder health in dairy goats. Ylva graduated as a veterinarian in 1997 and obtained her Ph.D. in bull fertility the same year. SVA has employed Ylva since 2007.
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