FarmSkills

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    FarmSkills - Practical farm based training delivered by vets and industry experts to improve livestock and business performance.

    FarmSkills courses are designed to put the farmer first; finding out what you know now and what you'd like to know to improve your business. Course topics covered include:

    • Calf Rearing - Birth to weaning
    • Feeding the high yielding dairy cow
    • Heifer rearing - weaning to first calving
    • Herd fertility - Dairy/Beef farms
    • Johne's disease control
    • Locomotion and foot trimming
    • Milk quality control
    • Practical lambing
    • Preparation for calving
    • Safe and effective use of veterinary medicine
    • Controlling sheep lameness

    If you are part of a discussion group and would like further details on attending an event please contact us for further information.

    FarmSkills is supported by XLVets Skillnet. XLVets Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets Ireland which is funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.