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Dairy Personnel School
Bovine Calving Management Training: Dystocia and Calf Care
The bovine calving management course offers intensive educational knowledge in a face-to-face and hands-on workshop environment for both English and Spanish speaking dairy personnel. The course provides a framework to develop applied skills on bovine calving management for immediate use. Identification of calving signs, normal and abnormal presentations, techniques for assisting delivery, record-keeping, good hygiene practices, and management of the newborn will be covered in this short course. The course includes approximately 1 hour of classroom instruction followed by a hands-on wet lab in which participants will practice delivery techniques and newborn care management practices. The course lecture materials and notes will be available in English and/or Spanish.