Herd Health Management Course

Practical training delivered by experienced Dairy Veterinarians

October dates: Tuesday 22  |  Thursday 24  |  Tuesday 29  |  Thursday 31
Time: 10 am - 2.30 pm. Lunch provided
Location: Warrnambool Veterinary conference room, 514 Raglan Parade, Warrnambool.

Full course notes and CalfPRO handbook provided.

Calf Rearing School 

$160 per person 

The Total Calf Rearing School is day one of the Herd Health Management Course. Students can choose to do the full Herd Health Management Course or just enrol in the Total Calf Rearing School.

Topics covered include:

  • Colostrum management 
  • Nutrition 
  • Worms 
  • Vaccination protocols 
  • Housing 
  • Weight monitoring and management 
  • Coccidiosis, diarrhea, Johne’s Disease
  • Heifer rearing 

The Total Calf Rearing School is essential if you are committed to rearing high quality replacement heifers.

Herd Health Management Course

$395 per person 

The course is designed to give an overview of dairy farm management from nutrition to reproduction and mastitis control. It addresses issues we commonly see as a problem on the dairy farms our vets visit.

Topics covered include:

  • Reproductive management 
  • Milking
  • Mastitis Control
  • Problems Associated with Calving
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • Calf  Rearing – Management and Diseases
  • Growing Replacements – from Calving to Mating
  • Basics of Nutrition – Use of Grain, Supplements, Pastures, Fodder crops & Problems 
  • Lameness 
  • Salmonella, Worms 
  • Mineral Deficiencies
  • Other diseases 
  • The use of computers in Farm Management – including Dairy Data and Farm Cash 

For further information or to enrol in the Total Calf Rearing Course or the Herd Health Management Course call Warrnambool Veterinary Farm Desk on 5561 7666.