Image by Lynn Bliven


Cattle Handling Systems: Importance for BQA

  • Thursday, June 14, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Providing facilities that allow safe, humane, and efficient movement and/or restraint of cattle is part of the Code of Cattle Care for Beef Quality Assurance. Facilities provide for disease prevention practices to protect herd health, including access to veterinary medical care. This workshop will cover some key concepts for animal health and handling and provide an opportunity to hear and share personal experiences.

Speakers & Topics:
•Tours of facilities and overview of farm. Bill and Marie Kuipers.
•Setting up and designing safe, affordable handling facilities. Nancy Glazier, Small FarmsSpecialist, NWNY Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team & Lynn A. Bliven, Issue LeaderCCE Allegany County. •Overview of NYSCHAP and the vet’s perspective chute side. Jerry Bertoldo, DVM, DairySpecialist, NWNY Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team.

This is a BQA recertification workshop. If you are Level 2 BQA Certified you will need to provide an updated Veterinarian Client/Patient Relationship (VCPR) form, if needed please request a form when you pre-register.

This will also serve as chute side training for those that have taken online BQA course. You MUST pre-register so we know how many animals we will need. If you are seeking BQA Level 2 you will need to provide a Veterinarian Client/Patient Relationship (VCPR) form.

Fee is $10/person or $15/farm at the door to cover handouts for the program. For more information or to RSVP please contact Lynn Bliven or by phone: 585-268-7644 ext. 18 or Nancy Glazier or 585-315-7746.


Lynn Bliven
Ag & Natural Resources Issue Leader
585-268-7644 ext 18


Wilmar Farm
3532 Mote Rd
Gainesville, NY 14066