Are you looking to invest in rearing the future of your dairy or suckler herd? Colostrum management, optimum growth rates, disease prevention, suitable breeding plan and age at first calving of 22 months? Look no further this is the course for you!
The course’s key fundamentals will also cover practical sessions on testing colostrum quality, assessing various calf milk replacer products and measuring animal growth rates. Understand how cattle sense their environment and learn to use that in order to better handle livestock.
Finally understand how you can achieve optimum breeding results, while improving improve whenever possible, water, air, light, space and feed provisions for your animals.
Learn primarily through practical tuition and some video demonstrations. Some of the areas covered are:
- Critical care of the newborn for survival and disease prevention
- Colostrum is Gold and how to best manage it
- Practical sessions on the use of a refractometer to assess colostrum quality
Sotirios has over 20 years’ experience as a vet and foot trimmer. He is a LANTRA Freelance Instructor, City & Guilds NPTC Assessor and CowSignals Master Trainer.