Calving Management Workshops

Calving Management Workshops in Gainesville and Okeechobee, Florida

Dan Cattle, Dairy, Education, Florida, Industry News Release

Calving Management WorkshopsDr. Ricardo Chebel, UF College of Veterinary Medicine Dairy Health Extension Specialist, will be presenting classroom information and hands-on practice on dairy calving management. He will be covering risk factors for dystocia, the process of normal calving, stages of calving, strategies to correct dystocia. Classroom sessions will be available separately in English and Spanish. Both sessions will combine for lunch and hands-on practice. The English classroom session will begin at 9 am, and the Spanish classroom session will begin at 1:30 pm.  Lunch and hands-on practice for both sessions start at 11 am.  Registration will be $15 per person.  There will be a maximum of 20 students allowed for each workshop on a first come, first serve basis.  Pre-registration is encouraged.

Registration forms are below.

Gainesville Calving Workshop August 16 (.pdf)

Okeechobee Calving Workshop August 17 (.pdf)

Wednesday, August 16, 2017.  Gainesville workshop. 2250 Shealy Drive (UF Department of Animal Sciences)

Thursday, August 17, 2017. Okeechobee workshop. 458 US Hwy 98 N (Okeechobee Extension Office)

More information?

Gainesville: Contact Mary Sowerby (386-362-2771)

Okeechobee: Contact Colleen Larson (863)763-6469

Image courtesy of the University of Florida.

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