Providing facilities that allow safe, humane, and efficient movement and/or restraint of cattle and providing disease prevention practices to protect herd health, including access to veterinary medical care are part of the Code of Cattle Care for Beef Quality Assurance. This workshop will cover some key concepts for animal health and handling and provide an opportunity to hear and share personal experiences.
• Tours of facilities and overview of farm. Bill and Marie Kuipers.
• Setting up and designing safe, affordable handling facilities. Nancy Glazier, Small Farms Specialist, NWNY Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team & Lynn A. Bliven, Issue Leader CCE Allegany County.
• Overview of NYSCHAP and the vet’s perspective chute side. Jerry Bertoldo, DVM, Dairy Specialist, NWNY Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team.
This is a BQA recertification workshop. If you are Level 2 BQA Certified you will need to provide an updated Veterinarian Client/Patient Relationship (VCPR) form, if needed please request a form when you pre-register.
This will also serve as chute side training for those that have taken online BQA course. You MUST pre-register so we know how many animals we will need. If you are seeking BQA Level 2 you will need to provide a Veterinarian Client/Patient Relationship (VCPR) form.
Fee is $10/person or $15/farm at the door to cover handouts for the program. For more information or to RSVP please contact Lynn Bliven firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone: 585-268-7644 ext. 18 or Nancy Glazier email@example.com or 585-315-7746.
Cornell Cooperative Extension in provides equal program and employment opportunities. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations please contact 585-268-7644 ext. 18.
Fee is $10/person or $15/farm at the door to cover handouts for the program.
Bill & Marie Kuipers - Wilmar Farm
3532 Mote Road
Gainesville, NY 14066