Herdsperson Training

  • Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Physical examination and a basic knowledge of cattle anatomy, physiology, and behavior is key for dairy personnel to be able to understand "normal" and identify what may be a health concern.

This workshop will teach fresh cow assessment and monitoring practices to recognize and minimize fresh cow metabolic disease rates and improve fresh cow health.

This one-day in-person workshop is offered at different locations. It includes a scenario-based presentation, and hands-on demonstration and practice. Participants will leave with their own fresh cow monitoring kit and certificate of completion.

Performance Objectives:

  • Practice and understand basic cattle handling and behavior
  • Effectively monitor fresh cows, visually and with data
  • Perform a physical examination on cows
  • Assemble a fresh cow assessment toolkit

* Limited to 10 participants *



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Brandie Waite
Administrative Assistant, NWNY Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Team
585-343-3040 138


Atwater Farms
9676 Lower Lake Rd.
Barker, NY 14012

Last updated May 24, 2022