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Calf Health Workshops

This course concentrates on the calf from birth to weaning, though relevant aspects of everything – from dam health to target ages for calving – are covered. Trainees are enabled to plan and prepare for successful heifer production, conduct basic first aid in the neonatal calf and provide appropriate management to ensure maximum survival rates.

Learning Outcomes

♦   Produce a plan from birth to calving

♦   Assess the body condition of the dam

♦   Know how best to set up and run a calving system

♦   Evaluate a calf’s airways, breathing and circulation

♦   List the major roles of colostrum: energy, warmth, laxative and passive transfer

♦   Know the correct amount and time frame for colostrum intake

♦   Know how to administer supplementary colostrum safely

For further information, or to enroll on the next course, please Contact Us.


Havefordwest Practice

Fenton Vets

21 Portfield, 
Pembrokeshire SA61 1BN


Small Animals:
(01437) 762806
Farm Animals:
(01437) 762511

Pemboke Dock Practice

Fenton Vets

Unit B,
London Road Shopping Mall,
Kingswood Trading Estate,
London Road,
Pembroke Dock,
SA72 4RS


Tel: (01646) 622010

Fenton Veterinary Practice

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