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Humane Officer Training on Oct. 29

When

October 29, 8:30am–5pm

Where

Dutch Valley Restaurant 1343 Old Route 39 NE, Sugarcreek, OH 44681

What

The purpose of the training is to provide humane officers a basic understanding of farm animal care and production practices and to identify resources for local animal shelters and officials dealing with animal care complaints. The farm tours will allow participants to view livestock in a typical farm setting and interact with the farm management and other local agricultural leaders. Hosted by Ohio Farm Bureau.

Created for:

  • Humane officers
  • Dog wardens
  • Animal rescue groups
  • County sheriff’s deputies
  • Animal control officers
  • County commissioners
  • Local animal shelter personnel/humane societies

TENTATIVE ITINERARY:

8:30 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast, Welcome

and Introductions

9 a.m. Beef Cattle – Dr. Steve Boyles
Food, Shelter and Body Condition Scoring

9:30 a.m. Horses – Dr. Kim Cole
Food, Shelter and Body Condition Scoring

10 a.m. Dairy Cattle – Dr. Maurice Eastridge
Food, Shelter and Body Condition Scoring

10:30 a.m. Swine – Dr. Monique Pairis-Garcia
Food, Shelter and Body Condition Scoring

11 a.m. Brady Campbell
Animal Handling Basics

11:30 a.m. Dr. Tony Forshey
Bio security, Overview of Ohio Livestock Care Standards and Farm Euthanasia

12:30 p.m. Lunch

1 p.m. Four Pines Farm, Bill and Tina Deetz
Tour of dairy farm and animal handling demonstration

3 p.m. Saltwell Stables/Sally Puzacke
Tour of horse and beef cattle farm and animal handling demonstration

5 p.m. Adjourn

Payment of $50 per student is due with registration form. Make check payable to Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. Registration fees are due by Monday Oct. 22.

Mail to: Tuscarawas County Farm Bureau 2146 E High Ave. New Philadelphia, OH 44663

For more information, contact Tuscarawas County Farm Bureau, 888-265-2090 or email tuscarawas@ofbf.org.

 

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