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Event Name:Ranching Skills & Safety Series
Description:Topics for this two-day workshop include animal handler safety, fire safety, animal first aid, nutrition, and many more.
Event Date:7/25/2018 - 7/26/2018
Event Time:7 AM to 5 PM
Location:Southwest Center for Rangeland Sustainability
#4 University Road
Corona, NM 88318

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Contact Person:Craig Gifford
(phone: 575-646-6482)

The Ranching Skills & Safety Series will be held July 25 - 26, 7 AM to 5 PM at the Southwest Center for Rangeland Sustainability, NMSU Corona Range and Livestock Research Center, 8 miles east of Corona on County Road CO2O - #4 University Road, Corona.


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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