University of Maryland Extension

Cow-Side Forum on Reducing Dairy Lameness

When: 
Thursday, Mar. 6, 2014 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Where: 
Level Fire Hall and Mount Felix Farm
Address: 
Level Fire Hall
3633 Level Village Road
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
United States
Event Type: 
Presenter: 
Dr. Ernest Hovingh of Penn State University and others
Description/Notes: 

Dairy producers and managers are invited to learn about reducing lameness in their herds. The morning session (10:00 a.m. - noon), held at Level Fire Hall, will be a classroom session focusing on the fundamentals of hoof care. Lunch will be served. After lunch, the program will move to Mount Felix Farm, the Keyes' Family farm, at 2000 Level Road in Havre de Grace. The afternoon session (1:20 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.) will feature breakout sessions on evaluation of facility impact on hoof health, live hoof trimming demo with hoof trimmer, and hands-on trimming of cadaver hooves. There is no charge to attend, but registration is required by February 25. To register, contact the Harford County Extension Office at 410-638-3255 or e-mail Sara BhaduriHauck at sbh@umd.edu with your name and phone number.

Cost: 
FREE
Contact: 
Sara BhaduriHauck
Contact Email: 
sbh@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
410-638-3255
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