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Ranching Skills & Safety Series
 
Event Starts:
Wednesday July 25, 2018
@ 7:00am

Event Ends:
Wednesday July 25, 2018
@ 5:00pm

Timezone
US/Mountain

Location:
Southwest Center for Rangeland Sustainability

US

NMSU Corona Range and Livestock Research Center
Corona, NM 88318
(8 miles east of Corona on County Road CO2O - #4 University Road)

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Breakfast @ 7 am | Program Begins @ 8 am

Day 1: Wednesday, July 25 (Lunch Provided)

  • Animal Handler Safety and Low-Stress Animal Handling, Dr. Dean Fish
  • Fire Safety and How to Respond to Fires on the Ranch
  • ATV Safety
  • First Aid
  • General Ranch Safety

Wednesday Evening Webinar (Supper Included)

  • Characteristics of Successful Ranch Employees
    • Tylor Braden, Area Manager–Cattle Operations, King Ranch, Inc.

Day 2: Thursday, July 26 (Lunch Provided)

  • Animal Health and Safely Following Veterinary Directives
    • Pharmaceutical handling
    • Animal first aid
    • Safety when implementing animal health programs
    • Good record keeping
    • Beef Quality Assurance certification
    • Body condition scoring
  • Nutrition
    • Basics of protein and energy
    • Feed ingredients
    • Importance of minerals
    • Ration balancing considerations
    • Avoiding metabolic disorders and feeding mistakes
    • When and how to supplement

Limited Bunkhouse accommodations complimentary with 2-day registration. Additional hotel accommodations are available in Corona, New Mexico.


 

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