Learn from the Vet Dairy cows with Dr. Hubert Karreman
Mar 14, 2014 10:00 AM
Mar 15, 2014 04:00 PM
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Join the Rodale Institute for this 2-day class that will empower livestock farmers to become close observers of their animals. The focus will be preventative animal husbandry and use of natural treatments that are allowed by the US National Organic Program.
Whether you have one cow, 40 cows, 100 cows or 1000 cows, you will come away from this class with sound, practical information. Each class is divided in classroom time and hands-on animal demonstrations in the barn and/or pasture depending on the season.
Participants will learn:
The CowSignals® visual observation system
How to do a complete physical examination of individual animals
How to roll a cow, pass a stomach tube to pump a stomach, give an IV, lift a hoof and apply a treatment, give homeopathic and botanical remedies, locate and utilize acupuncture points. Other procedures depending on cows.
These classes are loaded with practical information and action packed. Ample contact time with Dr. Karreman will be available. Each class is divided in classroom time and hands-on animal demonstrations in the barn and/or pasture (depends on season).
Areas to be covered:
• Grazing & nutrition perspectives
• Allowed conventional treatments
• Biological medicines
• Botanical medicines
• Acupuncture & Homeopathy
Veterinary issues will cover:
• Udder/ milk quality/mastitis
• Calves (pre-weaned and post-weaned)
• Lameness cause and treatment
• Whole animal issues