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Calf Rearing - Birth to Weaning

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Price: £90.00

Trainees will be able to plan and prepare for successful heifer production, conduct basic first aid in the neo-natal calf and provide appropriate management to ensure maximum survival rates.

Learning Outcomes


  • Produce a plan from birth to calving
  • Assess the body condition of the dam
  • Know how best to set up and run a calving system
  • Evaluate a calf’s ABC (Airway, Breathing, Circulation)
  • List the major roles of colostrum: energy, warmth, laxative, passive transfer
  • Know the correct amount and time frame for colostrum intake
  • Know how to administer supplementary colostrum safely
  • Appreciate that colostrum does not need to clot in the abomasum in the same way as milk

Additional Info


Cost (inc. VAT): £90.00
Trainer: Sam Baldwyn
Date: 18 Jul 2018
Start Time: 10.00
Duration: 6 Hours
Address: Hook Norton Vets, White Hills Surgery, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 5DG

Please note: delegates withdrawing from the course within 3 working days will be charged 60% of the total fee.
Failure to turn up on the day of the workshop without prior warning will be charged at the full amount.