Care for calves10-05-2022 - 10:40

- Free workshop on calf care for international employees

Monday, May 30th, at Sudergaard Landbrug, Nørgårdsvej 50, 9631 Gedsted


This workshop is made in cooperation with Calvex, BoviCura and Din Kalverådgiver.


Working with calves can be a fantastic and inspiring job when everything goes well. Struggling with sick calves can be very frustrating.

Knowledge about good management is essential to prevent disease and to reduce the need for antibiotic treatments. Joining this free workshop, you will get important basic knowledge on calf care. The workshop will focus on how to support the calves to promote better growth and better calf health.


By joining the work-shop, you will have the opportunity to improve your calf skills and to share experiences with colleagues working at other farms.


9.30 - 10.00 Coffee & welcome
10.00 – 12.30 Farm tour in smaller groups. You will visit stations with focus on the following topics:
• Colostrum management and colostrum feeding
• Hygiene in the calf rearing – How clean should it be? 
• Milk feeding – What is essential?
• Are your calves healthy? - Spot early signs of disease 
• How are we performing? Following up on health and production
12.30-13.30 Sandwiches, time for questions and summing up


The workshops will be in English and will be dedicated to international employees.


Deadline for sign up: Wednesday, May 25th at www.bovicura.dk