What is it?
This course covers the skills and knowledge required to successfully rear calves and is suitable for both novice and experienced calf rearers.
The aim of this course is to ensure trainees have the confidence and knowledge to deal with difficult situations as they arise and will focus on nutrition, growth rates, targets, efficiency, rumen development, health and shelter.
Why sign up?
- Employer: Your staff will gain skills in animal health, mortality rates and the importance of hygiene.
- Employee: You will be able to meet rearing targets confident in your knowledge of process, calf routines and infection control.
Successful trainees will be able to meet liveweight targets, understand the role of nutrition and shelter and produce a return on the enterprise.