Animal health workshops
There are a number of essential courses, workshops and discussion groups to assist farmers with maintaining and improving the health of your herd. These are all run through your RDP.
Courses, workshops and discussion groups
Learning options for you and your farm team are:
Healthy Hooves farmer workshop
This hands-on workshop will teach you and your team valuable skills such as how to pare the hoof, examine lame cows, administer a block and more. You’ll learn exactly what causes lameness and how to prevent some simple cases of it on your farm. Contact your RDP to find out more about the next Healthy Hooves farmer workshop in your region.
Down Cow workshop
Learn effective prevention strategies and treatment for cows down and unable to rise. With this workshop you’ll learn effective nursing strategies to maximise their chances of recovery. Contact your RDP to register.
Euthanasia of livestock farmer workshop
Ensure the most humane treatment of your sick, injured or unsaleable cows with this course which will teach you effective, swift and least painful methods of humane euthanasia of cows. This course covers the most up-to-date compliance information on humane euthanasia of livestock.Contact your RDP to register.
Healthy calves farmer workshop
Learn practical skills such as how to reduce antimicrobial residues and much more at this hands-on workshop. By the end of the workshop you and your team will know exactly what it takes to rear calves which become healthy cows.
Webinar - Mycoplasma biosecurity
Protect your farm from serious diseases such as mycoplasma infections and learn best practice in mycoplasma biosecurity via this one hour webinar. Watch the webinar on YouTube.
Contact your local RDP to find out more about courses and to register.