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Subtropical Dairy Programme (Casino) - 'Healthy Hooves' On-farm session

  • Fernbrook Loop Road Fernbrook, NSW, 2453 Australia (map)

Andres Ardila Avila, from the UQ Gatton Vet School will facilitate a hands-on workshop focusing on 'healthy hooves' in our dairy herds. 

Why bother with 'healthy hooves'?

  • Lame cows take time, energy and skill to treat properly.
  • Lame cows represent a financial cost to your farm business and, therefore, impact on profitability.
  • Lame cows produce less milk, lose weight, and take longer to cycle.
  • Reducing the number of lame cows in your herd requires a long-term, planned approach that is supported by the whole farm team.

Andres has planned a day around discussing the concept of 'healthy hooves' on our dairy farms in the morning session, followed by a hands-on practical session to make sure participants have some confidence around applying the concepts learnt and practicing the skills and techniques used on farm.


Details about the event

Thursday 15th March @ 9.30am, for a 10am start, through to 2pm.
The Marks's farm
201 Fernbrook Loop Road
Fernbrook NSW 2453

$0 this workshop is bought to you courtesy of Subtropical Dairy and Dairy Australia.
By Tuesday 13th March to Alicia Richters to secure your spot, 0427 916 650 or  
Lunch will be provided

Please bring clean protective shoes or boots, a hat and chair. 

The size of the group will be kept to a manageable number to allow some practical hands-on coaching.