Calving Course

We are pleased to offer a day long, face to face calving course with vets Lesley Bingham and Amy Smyth. The course will be held at the Holsworthy branch.

Calving Course - Thursday 10 February - 9:30am-3:30pm

£75 (ex VAT) per person includes hot lunch

This one-day small group, practical course aimed at farmers, smallholders and farm staff who are new or feel inexperienced when calving. 

Topics will include:

  • Calving environment and handling facilities and equipment

  • Examination of the cow and correction of mal-presentations

  • Normal birth process

  • When to intervene

  • Perinatal cow problems

  • Factors influencing dystocia (calving difficulty) – cow and calf

  • Essentials for the new born calf

Call your branch to book your space