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Calving and Down Cow First Aid

31 May 2023

Join Bibby on our newly formed Calving and Cow first aid training day where you will enjoy both theory and practical training to get the best advise on emergency care for your herd.

 

· What is normal for a calving cow and how this can be different in heifers · When and how to intervene in calving
· How to correct malpresentations
· How to manage post-calving complications

· Practical session with our artificial cow, practicing using heads ropes, identifying front and back legs and correcting malpresentations.
· Nursing care for a down cow to ensure best chances of them getting up
· How to correctly lift a cow

· How to access for limb breakages
· How to give oral fluids and IV injections
· Causes, diagnosis and prevention of down cows

 

Wednesday 19th July

11am-4pm Course Fee £150 + vat per person

Booking is essential - please confirm your place by the 12th July 2023

Spaces are limited, in order to secure your place please contact the farm team on 01749 341761 or email training@sheptonvets.com to arrange a booking form


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