Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County is pleased to offer a hoof trimming workshop. Topics to be addressed during the workshop
include: a review of hoof anatomy, recognizing lame cows earlier, as well as an introduction
to basic trimming techniques. Participants will have an opportunity to practice the techniques
demonstrated following the class room portion with all necessary equipment being provided.
Information on the NY State Cattle Health Assurance Program (NYSCHAP) Animal Welfare
Module will also be discussed. The workshop will take place at Vaill Brothers Farm located on
Rt. 26 in Vernon.
size is limited to 15 participants. The cost to attend is $40.00 and includes lunch. Registration
is required and accessible through our new online event registration link included below. https:/
/reg.cce.cornell.edu/2013HoofTrimmingWorkshop_230. Reservations are due by Monday
January 7, 2013. Please call 736-3394 ext. 132 for further details or for assistance in making
This workshop is one of many regional educational programs offered by Cornell Central.
Cornell Central is a centralized resource for agricultural and horticultural workshops offered
by the Cornell Cooperative Extension associations in Madison, Oneida, and Otsego/Schoharie
Counties. For more information on upcoming Cornell Central workshops, please visit:
http://cornellcentral.wordpress.com/ – or contact Beth McKellips, Agricultural Economic
Development Director at 315.684.3001 x 126 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.