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Farm Animal Safety & Management

  • Monday, June 5, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 6:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Event topics include:

7:00 - Livestock Ownership: Risk and Responsibility - Lynn Bliven, Ag Issue Leader CCE Allegany County

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

6:30-7:30 Breakfast

Travel to the farm

8:00 - Tour of College Farm - Virginia Chamberlain, Farm Manager.

8:45 - Where do you stand in the pecking order? Where should you rank? - Lynn Bliven

10:00 – Basic Health and First Aid – Do you need the vet? What to do until they arrive. - Kathy Bliss, Veterinary Technician and Farmer

11:30 – NYS Programs for Livestock Owners. Overview of NYSCHAP and NYSSGHAP. - Shannon Carpenter, DVM

12– Lunch

1:00 - Looking at manure what can it tell you about flock or herd health? - Kathy Bliss & Lynn Bliven

3:30 - Grazing behavior, how do you manage it? - Lynn Bliven

4:30 - Co-mingling livestock, what's in everyone's best interest? - Group Discussion

Dinner 6:00-7:00 PM 7-8:00 PM Regulations for sale of livestock and livestock products. - Lynn Bliven

Contact

Stephanie Mehlenbacher
Horticulture, Home Grounds & Gardens
sms64@cornell.edu
(607) 664-2574

Location

Alfred State College
10 Upper College Dr.
Alred, New York 14802