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Animal health classes in PA for dairy farmers
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2014, 07:59:40 AM »
Animal health classes in PA for dairy farmers....

Learn from the Vet: Dairy Cows
March 14 & 15, 2014
10 am - 4 pm

Join veterinarian, Dr. Hue Karreman, for this 2-day class that will
empower livestock farmers to become close observers of their animals and
develop disease prevention and health-promoting strategies that improve
animal health and business performance.

The focus will be preventive animal husbandry and use of natural
treatments that are allowed by the US National Organic Program.
Participants will leave with a strong foundation in organic livestock
health care strategies and farmers transitioning to organic will quickly
feel at ease regarding animal health issues. Whether you have one cow,
40 cows, 100 cows or 1000 cows, you will come away from this class with
sound, practical information.
Participants will learn:

*   The CowSignals(r) visual observation system
*   How to do a complete physical examination of individual animals
*   How to roll a cow, pass a stomach tube to pump a stomach, give
an IV, lift a hoof and apply a treatment, give homeopathic and botanical
remedies, locate and utilize acupuncture points. Other procedures
depending on cows.

These classes are loaded with practical information and action packed.
Ample contact time with Dr. Karreman will be available. Each class is
divided in classroom time and hands-on animal demonstrations in the barn
and/or pasture (depends on season).

Areas to be covered:

*   Prevention
*   Grazing & nutrition perspectives
*   Allowed conventional treatments
*   Biological medicines
*   Botanical medicines
*   Acupuncture & Homeopathy

Veterinary issues will cover:

*   Udder/ milk quality/mastitis
*   Pneumonia
*   Digestion
*   Reproduction/Fertility/Infertility
*   Calves (pre-weaned and post-weaned)
*   Lameness cause and treatment
*   Whole animal issues

To register or get more information visit

Customized classes are available for other time and locations with
advance arrangements for groups of 15 or more participants. Please call
or email Maria Pop, Education & Outreach Manager at: 610-683-1481;

Amanda Kimble-Evans
Website and Publications Editor
Rodale Institute
611 Siegfriedale Road
Kutztown, PA 19530
610-739-6768 (cell)
610-683-1475 (farm office)

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A Health and Social Entrepreneurship Conference
Friday, March 14, 2014
Shubert Theater, New Haven, Connecticut

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