In 2019 1.700 millions of cattle and 781 millions of swine needed veterinary support all around the world (statista.de). Practical training of skills regarding to these animals you can practise at the following stations.

fiber glass holstein cow as life-size model for simulation
holstein simulator, photo: Julia Dittes

Cattle, Swine and Sheep

Learning objective:

gynaecological examination in cows, assess clinical observations of uterus, ovaries and cervix for defining cycle phase and gestation period

Specialist advice:

Department for Ruminants and Swine

Please do not use this station on your own! Ask a staff member to practise.

Learning objective:

correct sampling and assessing milk samples, California Mastitis Test

Specialist advice:

Department for Ruminants and Swine

 

Learning objective:

Repetition of anatomical basics

Specialist advice:

Institute of Veterinary Anatomy

Learning objective:

Repetition of anatomical basics

Specialist advice:

Institute of Veterinary Anatomy

Learning objective:

doing a correct examination of the udder with observation and palpation

Specialist advice:

Department for Ruminants and Swine

Learning objective:

how to do a correct surgical treatment in case of a teat wound, suturing techniques for suturing teats (there is a computer module and a silicone teat model)

Specialist advice:

Department for Ruminants and Swine

 

Learning objective:

computer programme about ultrasound of the reproductive system of cows

Specialist advice

Department for Ruminants and Swine

 

Learning objective:

doing obstetrics in cattle, assessment of position of the calf, using obstetrical instruments

Specialist advice:

Department for Ruminants and Swine

 

Management of this station is currently in the hands of Department for Ruminants and Swine.

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