Farm Owners / Share Milkers/ Managers: You’re invited to a FREE Hoof Care Expo

LOCATION: 154 Coplands Road, RD2 Ashburton, 7772, Canterbury
DATE: 17th of October 2017
TIME: 10.00am-3.00pm

Have you ever wanted to learn more about hoof care? We invite you to spend the morning or afternoon with fellow farmers and professional hoof care specialists. Grow your knowledge and talk through hoof trimming and hoof care related issues in our seminar, demonstrations and enjoy a free barbecue lunch*. Contact us: 0800 833 463

10:00am – 11:00am or 1:00pm – 2:00pm
“Hoof trimming – understanding the process and why it’s important” by Fred Hoekstra
*Reservation for a place on the seminar is essential

11:00am – 12:00pm or 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Correct way to sharpen your hoof knives
Claw block application
Grinder use with different disks (attendees can participate)
*Demonstrations open all day to everyone

12:00pm – 1:00pm
Sausage sizzle
*Please confirm attendance for catering purposes

To support farmers to raise the standard of hoof care, VeeHof provides research, hoof care equipment for purchase and training to customers. Fred Hoeskstra (founder of VeeHof Dairy Services Ltd) is a qualified hoof trimming instructor trained in Europe and holds a Diploma in Hoof Care from PTC Oenkerk. Passionate about lameness, related issues and animal welfare; Fred is currently the President of the NZ & Australian Hoof Trimmers Association. Call Fred if you need expert hoof care advice for your dairy herd.

Supporting farmers to become the best they can be by raising the standard of hoof care in New Zealand

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Phone: 0800 833 463