Calving Clinic

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 9:00am to 5:00pm

14548 Highway H, Mt. Vernon, MO, 65712
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The Southwest Research Center will host a calving clinic on Tuesday, Jan. 12, at the Research Center in Mt. Vernon. 

Topics include:

  • Determination of calf presentations during calving
  • Techniques to assist livestock through difficult birth
  • Techniques to care for a newborn calf
  • Techniques to care for the mother after difficult birth 

Hands-on Demos:

  • Calf pulling
  • Tubing
  • Body Condition Score & Weights 

*Wear appropriate clothing: Dress as if getting ready to pull a calf outside* 

Snacks and water will be provided. For more information, contact Jill Scheidt at or 417-682-3579.

Register online or at MU Southwest Research Center: 417-466-2148 or 

Registration REQUIRED by Tuesday, Jan. 5. There will be no day-of registration. Limited space is available (24 people per session).  

Cost: $45.00 per person  

Choose one session to attend: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. session OR 2-5 p.m. session

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