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Cattle Practical Techniques

princess ElizabethA practical workshop covering the main areas of cattle husbandry.  Delegates will learn the correct method of a number of practical techniques to take back and use on farm. 

Learning outcomes:

  • Be able to stomach tube a calf/cow safely
  • Be confident to raise jugular vein in cow & identify it, be happy with technique for inserting needle (done on model)
  • Calving techniques
  • Be competant at taking a sterile milk sample, correct drying off technique/orbeseal insertion
  • Calf rearing – incl feeding and housing
  • Be able to give local anaesthetic and disbud calves safely.
  • Accuratley BCS and mobility score cows.

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