Cow/Calf Production 10


Course Description

Cow/Calf 10 is a part of the PAA curriculum and focuses on Cattle Care and Production. The course consists of 30-40 assignments, a Resource Binder final project, and hands-on skills. There is no final exam. Learners in our agriculture courses will complete the OATS farm safety online program, developed by the Saskatchewan Safety Council. Learners will prepare videos as they demonstrate their skills. Access to cattle and livestock facilities is necessary. Due to the seasonal nature of this course, we suggest that learners who register for Semester 1 allow all year for the course.



Units of Study

  • Managing Your Agricultural Training
  • Health and Safety on the Job
  • Fire Prevention
  • Cattle Behavior
  • Operation of Stock Handling Equipment
  • Animal Physiology and Anatomy
  • Cattle Disorders
  • Drug Labels
  • Operation of Farm Tractors


Course Materials

Supplied by the DLC

None

Obtained by Student

Access to livestock facilities to record videos and practice skills


Suggested Career Pathways

  • Cattle Processor
  • Ranch Hand
  • Range Manager
  • Feedlot Employee (Pen Checker, Feeding, Animal Health , etc.)
  • Vet Clinic Employee
  • Livestock Manager
  • Auction Yard Employee (Sorting, Buying, Feeding, etc.)

Pre-requisite

None

Delivery Method

Online Asynchronous

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