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Calving Course

Keep checking our Facebook page for news of our 2023 Calving course.

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

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