CalvingSmart Okaihau

Bring the farm team!

If you’re new to dairying or need a re-fresh, come along to our practical, in-person workshops so you can approach the calving season with confidence.

The sessions are designed for new entrants with 0-3 years’ experience and are interactive. Topics will include:

 Calving 

  • What does a normal calving look and feel like?
  • Checking for signs a cow is going to calve
  • When to give a helping hand and when to call for help. 

 The cow and its calf 

  • Working with cows and calves
  • the trip to the calf shed
  • looking after newborn calves

Registration, tea/coffee @ 10:30am for prompt 11am start!  We'll conclude the workshop with a sponsored lunch kindly provided by Farmlands.  Don't miss out - RSVP today!  Please RSVP to kim.marcus@dairynz.co.nz with your name (or names), supply number and the event or text Kim Marcus 027 807 0504 by Friday 21 May.

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