Advanced Hoof Care Course

UPCOMING COURSES (Advanced Hoof Care Course)


How to improve the hoof health of your dairy cows?
Advanced Hoof Care Course 2018 / 2019

UPCOMING DATES

Ashburton: 10th to 14th of December 2018

Ashburton: 18th to 22nd March 2019

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

COURSE COSTS:
– $2,500.00 + GST including a course textbook: “Cattle Foot Care and Claw Trimming” by E. Toussaint Raven

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
 3 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