Bovine Hoof Trimming

Start date: 12 October 2021

Duration: October 12th - 21st

Location: Portlaoise

Certificate: Certificate of Completion

Cost: Subsidised €146

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Programme overview

To enhance the skills and knowledge of the farmers/professional hoof trimmer.

1-day Bovine Hoof Trimming - Subsidised cost: €146
October 12th 13th or 14th

2-day Advanced Hoof Trimming - Subsidised cost: €665
October 15th & 16th

4-day Professional Hoof Trimming - Subsidised cost: €1295
October 18th, 19th, 20th & 21st

Learning outcomes

  • Understanding the cause and prevention methods of lameness
  • Basic equipment required, maintenance of knives
  • Health & Safety around the animal while trimming the hoof
  • To improve the health and wellbeing of the animal
  • Help farmers understand the importance of routinely examining the hoof
  • Improved milk yield by maintaining the hoof on a regular basis

Who is the course for

  • Farmers & Professional Hoof Trimmers

Modules

  • Farm locations will differ, confirmation upon booking

Trainer Profile

  • Dunmasc Genetics

Hoof Trimming

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