Herdsperson Training - Niagara County
June 10, 2022
2:00pm - 5:00pm
9676 Lower Lake Rd
Barker, NY 14012
(addl attendee $75.00 ea.)
HostNorthwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops
Herdsperson Training: Fresh Cow Assessment
Physical examination and a basic knowledge of cattle anatomy, physiology, and behavior is key for dairy personnel to be able to understand "normal" and identify what may be a health concern.
This workshop will teach fresh cow assessment and monitoring practices to recognize and minimize fresh cow metabolic disease rates and improve fresh cow health.
This one-day in-person workshop is offered at different locations. It includes a scenario-based presentation, and hands-on demonstration and practice. Participants will leave with their own fresh cow monitoring kit and certificate of completion.
- Practice and understand basic cattle handling and behavior
- Effectively monitor fresh cows, visually and with data
- Perform a physical examination on cows
- Assemble a fresh cow assessment toolkit
* Limited to 10 participants *
Cost: $75 per person
To Register Over the Phone Contact Brandie Waite at 585-343-3040 x138
Questions? Contact Margaret Quaassdorff - email@example.com
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