Health Management of the Young Calf – Complete Herdsman Training Program Day 1
October 21, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dr. Bev Chard will focus on the management of the calf from birth to weaning. Course highlights include: resuscitation of the newborn calf, colostrum management, young calf housing and nutrition, common diseases, and vaccination strategies. The latest concepts in calf rearing will be presented. An on-farm session will make available live calves to help students learn the basics of physical examination, taking a blood sample, using an esophageal feeder, and dehorning.
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