Hands-on Calving & Dystocia Workshop

This hands-on workshop will teach the best calving management practices to minimize stillbirth rates and improve calf and cow health during and directly after the calving process.

In this workshop, under the guidance of Dr. Rob Lynch (PRO-DAIRY) and other CCE Specialists, you will be able to apply the concepts from the oral presentation using a realistic cow and calf model!

This workshop is for both Beef and Dairy producers

The topics covered during the workshop include:

  • Understand the Anatomy and Physiology of Calving
  • Recognize and Monitor Signs of Labor
  • Assess Normal and Abnormal Calf Position
  • Properly Assist the Calving Process
  • Use chains, calf puller/calf jack safely and effectively
  • Immediate post-partum cow and calf care


Offered in English and Spanish

Cost per person: (Cover all materials and lunch)

$75.00 per person (English)

$75.00 per person (Spanish)

*Limited spots available*

Date: March 21, 2023

Time:10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Location: CCE Cattaraugus County - 28 Parkside Drive, Ellicottville, NY 14731


For questions and more information please reach out to: 

Camila Lage - 607-422-6788 (cd546 [at] cornell.edu)

Amy Barkley - 716-640-0844 (amb544 [at] cornell.edu)

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 - 10:30am to 2:30pm

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