Category: Cattle, Cornwall
Westpoint are running a 2 day course to equip you with the skills to care for cattles’ feet.
Date: 8th and 9th May 2019 | 9am until 4pm
Venue: Tregleath Farm, Washaway, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL30 3AW with kind permission of James Willcocks
During the course you will learn about disease, aftercare and the impact of trimming incorrectly. The course will consist of a half day theory on the anatomy of the cows foot and identifying lesions then the rest of the time will be practical foot trimming focusing on the 5 step method prevention and cure. This is a practical hands on course and you will have the opportunity to ask questions in an open and relaxed environment.
Key skills covered:
• Create a hoof care tool kit and know how to maintain it
• Identify and deal with individual lameness problems
• Know when to trim
• Handle the animal when in the crush
• Learn the correct way to block a hoof
Trainer: Phil Jones NACFT Category 1 Trimmer
A certificate will be provided on completion. Lunch is included. Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
Please call 01637 889231 to book your place or email firstname.lastname@example.org
*A 25% deposit is required to secure your place on the course. If cancelling within 3 working days of the course date, 50%
of the total fee will be charged. Failure to turn up on the day without prior warning will be charged at the full amount.