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Hands-On Calving and Dystocia Workshop - Genesee County




Event Details

Date

March 22, 2023

Time

10:30am - 2:30pm

Location

Reyncrest Farm
9666 Alleghany Rd
Corfu, NY 14036

Cost

At The Door Price
Registration- English - Pay at the Door : $75.00

Registration-Spanish : $75.00

(addl attendee $75.00 ea.)

Registration- English : $75.00

(addl attendee $75.00 ea.)

At The Door Price
Registration- Spanish - Pay at the Door : $75.00

Host

Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops



In-Person

Offered in English and Spanish   

*Limited spots available*

Cost per person: $75.00 per person


To assist or not to assist? 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 performance objectives below.   Under the guidance of experienced educators, participants will apply the concepts from the oral presentation using model cow and calf.

Performance Objectives:

   Understand Anatomy and Physiology of Calving

  Recognize and Monitor Signs of Labor

  Assess Normal and Abnormal Calf Position

  Properly Assist the Calving Process

  Use chains, calf puller/calf jack safely and effectively

  Immediate post-partum cow and calf care



Hands-on Calving and Dystocia Workshops (PDF; 178KB)


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