Self-directed learning guides are tools created to assist both new and existing dairy employees in honing their skills. The page offers a series of guides developed using Knowby® for the New Workplace Design project. These guides will help you with various aspects of dairy farming including safety during calving, understanding cows, managing springers and newborn calves, milking procedures, mastitis prevention, and calf management. Whether you're a newcomer to the field or just looking to refresh your knowledge, these resources can be instrumental in your development within the dairy farming community.
Learn on the job and get up to speed in 30 seconds with these step-by-step self-directed learning guides. Ideal for new-to-dairy employees or anyone wanting to refresh their knowledge.
These resources were developed using Knowby® as part of a technology pilot in the New Workplace Design project.
The guides cover
- Keeping yourself safe at calving time
- Understanding cows
- Checking springers and newborn calves
- Collecting calves from the paddock
- Bringing cows in for milking
- Cupping cows efficiently
- Preventing mastitis
- Finding cows with mastitis
- Correctly tagging calves
- Selecting calves for transport