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Animal Agriculture 203 - Farm Animal Handling for First Responders, Cattle/Sheep

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DATE
May. 14, 2013 | 09:00 am - 03:30 pm

LOCATION
Eastern Agricultural Research Station
16870 TR 126
Caldwell, OH 43724, OH 43724

The purpose of the Animal Agriculture 203 course is to provide a basic understanding of farm animal behavior and handling in order to be better prepared to respond in the face of an incident involving livestock. Two courses are being offered, Horse and Cattle and Sheep.

Target Audience:

• Law enforcement officers • Humane officers/agents • Dog wardens • Animal control officers • Firefighters • Regional Animal Response Teams • Ohio Veterinary Emergency Responders • County Emergency Management directors • Wildlife officers • Dog wardens •  Other first responders who may need to handle farm animals

You’ll hear from experts in the fields of animal science, veterinary medicine and emergency management. Participants should be dressed appropriately for the weather and are required to have closed toe shoes; boots preferred.

Cost: $25/person (includes lunch).

Registration

Please click here to register online using a credit card.

Please use the brochure for mail-in registration.

For more information about the speakers or topics, contact Dr. Leah Dorman, ldorman@ofbf.org or 614-246-8247. For questions about the event, contact Wanda Campbell, wcampbell@ofbf.org or 614-246-8271.

Registration closes Wednesday, May 8, 2013.



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