Review of the 3 calving stages and care; the normal progression of calving; how to tell when to intervene; what to know including equipment needs, determining calf’s position, appropriate assisting techniques, and when it’s time to call the vet.
UVM Extension is offering a Dairy Herd Health workshop series from July--November, hosted by veterinarian Dr. Dayna Locitzer. The series starts with 3 on-farm sessions this summer, followed by 3 webinars this fall.
All workshops are free and registration is required at: https://go.uvm.edu/herdhealth
Dr. Dayna Locitzer has over 10 years’ experience working with pasture-based dairies in the Northeast. She currently works as a large animal veterinarian at Green Mountain Bovine Clinic in Chesterfield, N.H. and worked on organic dairy farms in New York’s Hudson Valley for 6 years before starting veterinary school.
Zoom link will be sent to registered participants prior to sessions.