The Purdue Calving School

The Purdue Calving School offers practical and hands-on experience for beef and dairy producers. Producers attending the School will learn best practices for herd management during calving season and participate in hands-on demonstration from Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s experts.


The Purdue Calving School includes discussions on:

  • Managing dystocias
  • Post-partum cow care
  • Newborn calf management
  • How to assist during calving


Hands on demonstrations of:

  • Use of calving equipment
  • Dystocia simulations with life-sized cow & calf models
  • Use of esophageal feeders