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January 10, 2013

Hoof-Trimming Worksop

From 10:00AM to 2:00PM

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.

Class 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:/ / Reservations are due by Monday January 7, 2013. Please call 736-3394 ext. 132 for further details or for assistance in making reservations.

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: – or contact Beth McKellips, Agricultural Economic Development Director at 315.684.3001 x 126 or at