Call: (306) 252-1000

Ag-Tech Cow/Calf 10 - 4961

Pre-requisite: No Pre-requisites

Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous

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

Required Resources

  • Video recording equipment (a SMART phone will be sufficient, or any other video recording device)

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.)
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Instructor: Paula Evans

Paula Evans

paula.evans@sunwestsd.ca

Phone: (306) 252-1000

Fax: (306) 252-2150

Skype: paula.evans123

Sun West Distance Learning Centre

P.O. Box 370
408 - 5th Avenue
Kenaston, SK S0G 2N0

 

Phone: (306) 252-1000
Fax: (306) 252-2150
Email: registrations@sunwestsd.ca