OSU Calving School, Willamette Valley class
WHEN: Thursday, December 8, 2016, 4 pm to 8 pm
WHAT: This program will consist of presentations, educational videos, and simulated calving assistance. Topics covered will include The Calving Process, Nutritional and Management Strategies to Prevent Calving Problems, Designing Calving Facilities, Dystocia and Calving Assistance, Diseases and Injuries Associated with Calving, and Managing Newborn Calves.
(The program will have a beef cattle slant, but dairy cattle have calves the same way.)
WHERE: Oldfield Teaching Center (on west side of OSU campus)
COST: $20 per person (includes program, the calving school handbook, and pizza dinner)
PRESENTERS: Reinaldo Cooke (Beef Cattle Specialist), Shelby Filley (Regional Livestock and Forage Specialist), and Charles Estill (Extension Veterinarian)
For more information on the program, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-236-3016
For on-line registration and payment, go to http://bit.ly/LinnCalvingSchool
If you need help registering, please contact the Linn County OSU Extension Service at 541-967-3871
Calving School will also be held in other locations:
December 9, 2016 (4 pm to 7 pm) Myrtle Point, OR
December 12, 2016 (2 pm to 5 pm) Fossil, OR
December 13, 2016 (4 pm to 7 pm) Heppner, OR
December 14, 2016 (11 pm to 2 pm) Enterprise, OR
For more information on those classes, please contact Reinaldo Cooke (541-573-4083) or your local Extension Office.