Beef Quality Assurance Workshop

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Beef Quality Assurance is a nationwide certification program to help ensure a safe, wholesome and quality beef product for consumers. Topics covered include cattle nutrition, handling, and vaccine protocols.

The workshop will cover requirements 1-3 below. To be certified, producers must:

1. Attend a BQA classroom training or complete a self-study and satisfactorily pass a written test.

2. Attend a chute-side training.

3. Sign a BQA Contract.

Level I Certification requires no Veterinary Client Patient Relationship; it is a requirement for Level II Certification. A VCPR validation form requires the signature of operation’s veterinarian.

5:00 pm Light Dinner; hamburgers and hotdogs

5:30 - 7:00 pm Classroom Presentation

7:00 - 7:30 pm Chuteside Training

7:30 - 8:00 pm Complete all paperwork

Chuteside Training

Tom Gallagher, BQA trainer, Cornell Cooperative Extension Albany County

  • Animal Handling

  • Management of the environment and health

  • Handling and care of pharmaceuticals

  • Extra label use

  • Veterinary Client Patient Relationship

  • Selection of Needle Size

  • Records to keep

  • Location and mode of application (IM, SQ, IV, Pour-on, implant) 

October 24th, 2019 5:00 PM   through   8:00 PM
Cambridge Valley Livestock Market, 2147 NY-22
Cambridge, NY 12816
United States
Event Fee(s)
Per person, paid in advance $ 15.00
Per farm, paid in advance (unlimited people) $ 25.00

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