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Calf Care Course (01/08/2019)

Course dates: 

Thursday, 1 August 2019

Venue: 

Evolution Farm Vets
Inwood Farm
Nether Stowey
Bridgwater  Somerset  TA5 1HY
United Kingdom

AN EVOLUTION VETS FARMER TRAINING COURSE

  CALF CARE COURSE

  1 day course

  £180 + VAT    

  Open to All

 Tutor: Sally Wilson BVMS DBR MRCVS

This course has been developed to help all who are involved in rearing neonatal calves and who want to expand their knowledge and progress their careers and/or businesses.

What you can expect this Course to provide:

  • an emphasis on achieving and maintaining the best calf health and development from birth to weaning
  • a platform of knowledge and skill from which your ongoing experience will enable you to realise every calf's potential
  • a review of some of the latest work carried out in the U.S. showing the best way to achieve the fastest growth rates and the best calf health. We will also cover the most common calf illnesses, how to identify them in the early stages and thus enable treatment sooner rather than later and, more importantly, how to reduce the rate of calf disease.
  • an emphasis on practical ability in areas such as checking colostrum quality, taking calf blood and checking immunity levels in young calves.
  • the ability to perform a basic clinical examination of a calf, to quickly recognise a sick calf and a knowledge of the range of treatments available.

Other areas covered include nutrition and weaning of the neonatal calf.

Places are limited to enable maximum individual tuition.

£180.00 + VAT

Advanced Herdsperson Course (5th - 6th September 2019)

Course dates: 

Thursday, 5 September 2019 to Friday, 6 September 2019

Venue: 

Evolution Farm Vets
Inwood Farm
Nether Stowey
Bridgwater  Somerset  TA5 1HY
United Kingdom

AN EVOLUTION VETS FARMER TRAINING COURSE

  ADVANCED HERDSPERSON TRAINING COURSE 

  2 day course

  £325 + VAT      

  Open to All

 Course Tutor: Sally Wilson BVMS DBR MRCVS

This course will be of advantage to stockmen with high capabilities who wish to expand their knowledge and has been developed to help your step to the next level.

What you can expect from this Course:

  • This is a one day course
  • There are both theory and practical elements to the day
  • Emphasis is placed on practical, veterinary-based skills
  • Aimed at experienced stockmen who would like to progress their careers and reach their potential
  • In-depth instruction on:
    • Dry Cow management: condition scoring; preparing for calving
    • Calving: best practice; difficult calvings
    • Fresh Cow Management: monitoring performance, problem cows
    • Lactation: getting the best out of your cows; disease monitoring; vaccination policy.

On booking, you will receive a short questionnaire asking for details of your experience. This will enable your tutor to plan the day to give best value to each attendee.

Places are necessarily restricted to enable maximum individual tuition.

£375.00 + VAT

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