Cow/Calf Production 20

Course Description

Cow/Calf Production 20 is a part of the PAA curriculum and focuses on Calving and Herd Health. The course consists of 30-40 assignments, a Resource Binder final project, and hands-on skills. 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 skills from the course. Access to cattle and livestock facilities is necessary. Due to the seasonal nature of this course, we suggest thatlearners who register for Semester 1 allow all year for the course.

Units of Study

  • Handling Hazardous Materials
  • Operating a Cattle Scale
  • Cattle Identification
  • Identifying Sick Cattle
  • Monitoring Cattle During Calving
  • Maintaining Fences and Corrals
  • Operation of Farm Trucks

Course Materials

Supplied by the DLC


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.)



Delivery Method

Online Asynchronous


Grade 11

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