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Practical tips to raising healthy calves

Everything you need to know about raising healthy dairy calves preweaning

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What if we did the simple things really well and got great results. Tommy has had this theory of being brilliant at the basics for many years. In this course he brings his thinking to life!

Join him on the journey of the calf, the journey of a healthy calf. Focusing in on each area that affects calf health.


In this course Tommy Heffernan Veterinary consultant goes through in detail the practical approaches to growing healthy dairy calves.

Tommy uses a simple and practical approach looking at the key areas to focus in on.

What does good calf health look like?

Setting goals and targets

Immunity vs infection

The dry cow

Calving the cow

The first 24 hours

Feeding the calf

Concentrates

Hygiene and calf health

Housing

Spotting the sick calf

Biosecurity

Setting up SOPs on farm

Weaning

Calf scour

Calf pneumonia

Other calf diseases

Understanding stress

Calf rearing

The principles of vaccination

Calf care the human elements

Calf socialisation



Your Instructor


Tommy Heffernan
Tommy Heffernan

Tommy Heffernan MVB gradcert DHH Cowsignals trainer is a veterinary consultant with a passion for imporving on farm performance and health.



Class Curriculum


  Introduction
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  Immunity versus infection
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  Dry period
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  Water
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  Calf starter
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  The human factors
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  Hygiene
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  Half way reflections
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  Calf signals and spotting sick calves
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  Stress lets understand why we limit it?
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  Calf socialization
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  Setting up S.O.Ps for a farm (standard operating procedures
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  Weaning
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  Calf rearing
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  Wrap up
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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