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Program is for dairy producers that would like to learn and improve basic dairy vet skills

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Basic Dairy Vet Skills Training

  • Friday, August 12, 2022, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

This program is for dairy producers that would like to learn and improve basic dairy veterinary skills. This training program is not intended to replace routine veterinary care, but rather help producers learn basic skills in various areas related to dairy cattle health and care. 

This training will be as hands-on as possible, while maintaining animal and participant safety as a top priority.

Course Instructors:

Dr. Rob Lynch, Dairy Herd Health & Management Specialist, Cornell PRO-DAIRY 

Dr. Kaitlyn Lutz , Dairy Specialist, CCE Northwest NY Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team


Program Topics:

  • Calving assistance
  • Reproductive emergencies
  • Down cow care
  • Vaccine/shot administration
  • Milk culture techniques
  • Esophageal tube placement techniques
  • ** please note, participants will NOT be administering shots, injections, or an IV on live animals **

    Pre-registration required

    Fee

    $50/ person, includes lunch. Additional participants from the same farm can join for $35 / person**

    Register

    https://tinyurl.com/ccevetskills

    Contact

    Casey Havekes
    Dairy Management - North Country Regional Ag Team
    chavekes@cornell.edu
    315-379-9192

    Location

    North Country Creamery
    931 Mace Chasm Road
    Kesseville, NY 12944

    Last updated May 13, 2022