Advanced Hoof Care Course

UPCOMING COURSES (Advanced Hoof Care Course)


How to improve the hoof health of your dairy cows?

Advanced Hoof Care Course 2019

 

UPCOMING DATES

Ashburton6th to 10th May 2019

Ashburton: 9th to 13th December 2019

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COURSE COSTS: $2,500.00 + GST
Course Textbook: “Cattle Foot Care and Claw Trimming” by E. Toussaint Raven (supplied)

THEORY:
Foot Anatomy and function
 Recognition and treatment of claw diseases
 Lameness prevention
 Relationship between Nutrition and Lameness

PRACTIAL:
 Preventative hoof trimming (shaping the claw correctly)
 Lameness treatment
 Knife Sharpening
 Hoof Trimming tools and accessories
 Application of claw blocks
 Use of angle grinder for hoof trimming

COURSE LENGTH:
 5 full days of Theory and Practical training
 2 Hoof Trimming Refresher sessions with Fred throughout the year (days to be scheduled)

EXTRA INFORMATION:
– Morning/afternoon Tea and Lunch provided
– Certificate awarded on completion

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any further queries on 0800 833 463