Practical Evaluation of Rumen Health

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About the course

This one day course is designed for those vets with an interest in dairy cow nutrition, wishing to increase their skills, knowledge and confidence in on-farm practical assessments of diets and rumen health.

Morning class room session, discussions will include:

  • sub-acute ruminal acidosis
  • rumen physiology
  • forage analysis reports
  • relevant Cow Signals scoring (e.g rumen fill scores and faeces scoring)
  • using a forage particle separator (“Penn State separator”)
  • providing a simple rumen health monitoring service to clients.

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