Calf rearing – foundation day course
Would you or a staff member benefit from understanding more about calf rearing and common husbandry procedures? Our day course covers the interaction between youngstock rearing and a productive adult cows life.
Attendees will learn to:
- evaluate a calf’s exterior and behaviour based on calf signals in term of signs of comfort and disease
- understand the different developmental stages in a calf rearing period
- use safe and effective techniques to move and restrain calves on farm
- resuscitation techniques for neonates, Colostrum management, feeding techniques, husbandry procedures and general disease prevention.