Dairy Womens Network Calf Rearing Workshop - Telford

Qualification: Short Course
Level: Community Learning Course
Dates:

2020 Semester 1: 04 August to 04 August

Duration:

1 Day Workshop

Location: Telford

Dairy Women's Network Calf Rearing Workshop will teach you essential knowledge and skills that you need to know to ensure that the calves you care for receive the best start to life.
This one-day workshop will be conducted with a specialist and vet at the Telford Campus and is best suited for those in the dairy sector that want to learn about rearing or who have a genuine interest in Dairy Farming and Animal Care.

Dairy Women's Network Calf Rearing Workshop will teach you essential knowledge and skills that you need to know to ensure that the calves you care for receive the best start to life.

This one-day workshop will be conducted with a specialist and vet at the Telford Campus and is best suited for those in the dairy sector that want to learn about rearing or who have a genuine interest in Dairy Farming and Animal Care.

You will learn:

  • Colostrum and Milk
  • Care and Shelter
  • Feeding
  • Hygiene

Morning session (in classroom training)

  • Colostrum and milk – and testing with the vet
    Pick ups, pen and housing
    Bedding and hygiene
    Feed, meal and fibre
    Weaning off milk and meal
    Colostrum and milk – and testing with the vet
  • Pick ups, pen and housing
  • Bedding and hygiene
  • Feed, meal and fibre
  • Weaning off milk and meal
Afternoon session (on farm)
  • How to look for scours
  • Hygiene of feeders/pens
  • Practical session with vets on testing colostrum

 

Free Course

- Some resources and food supplied.

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