Courses for Farmers

Based on farms in Cumbria, our cattle AI course and cattle hoof trimming course are both aimed at farmers who want practical skills to put to use on their farm. We run other courses on demand – for example cattle nutrition, lambing courses and calf health are all popular one-day courses.

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Cattle Foot Trimming course

This course lasts two days, with one evening. It is a practical course, based near Appleby The course covers: Routine hoof trimming using the 5-step Dutch method Sharpening knives Applying blocks Practical ways to reduce lameness on farm No previous experience is needed, though this foot trimming course is just as useful for farmers who’ve …

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Dummy Cow Hoof

Advanced Foot Trimming refresher

If you’ve had plenty of experience but it’s been a while since you had any training, this is the course for you. This one day practical course is tailored to the participants. We’ll ensure you’re fully up to date with latest techniques, treating and preventing lame cows as effectively as possible.

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Cattle DIY AI Course

This is a 4 day course, working 10am till 3pm. Cost £445 +VAT, including lunch and a £75 Semex voucher The course covers: AI technique – starting on a “dummy cow”, then plenty of practice on live cows Storing and thawing semen straws Practical ways to improve fertility on farm By the end of the …

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