Our next Calving course -Thursday 22nd February 2024 - £85pp inc lunch 9:30am - 3:30pm – Holsworthy Market and then Holsworthy Branch after 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