Calving Workshop: Seneca County
April 8, 2022
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Romulus, NY 14541
Registration Fee - per person : $50.00
(addl attendee $50.00 ea.)
At The Door Price
Will pay at the event - per person : $50.00
HostNorthwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops
Offered in English and Spanish
*Limited to 15 participants
Cost per person: $50
To pull or not to pull? That is (one of) the questions dairy farm personnel have while working in the maternity area on a farm.
This workshop will teach best calving management practices to minimize stillbirth rates and improve calf and cow health during and directly after the calving process.
This in-person workshop includes an oral presentation followed by hands-on demonstration and practice intended to train farm personnel in the learning objectives below. Under the guidance of experienced educators, participants will apply the concepts from the oral presentation using sedated calves and a bovine pelvis.
¨ Understand Anatomy and Physiology of Calving
¨ Monitor Close-Up Cow for Signs of Labor
¨ Assess Normal and Abnormal Calf Position
¨ Properly Assist the Calving Process
¨ Properly Use Chains, Calf Puller/Calf Jack
¨ Assemble a Calving Toolkit
¨ Properly Care for the Newborn Calf
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