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Calving Workshop: Ontario County

Event Details


July 1, 2022


1:00pm - 3:30pm


J. Minns Farm
3379 Seneca Castle Rd
Stanley, NY 14561


Registration Fee - per person : $50.00

(addl attendee $50.00 ea.)

Pre-pay Online

At The Door Price
Will pay at the event - per person : $50.00


Northwest 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.

Performance Objectives:

   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

To Register Over the Phone Contact Brandie Waite at 585-343-3040 x138

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