Durham East Senior Dairy Club

This is a dairy club that will focus on cow comfort by examining different types of housing and milking systems.  This club will also look at the importance of forage in a dairy cow diet.  Judging fundamentals will be a component of this club.  This is a senior dairy club for members who are 15 years old – 21 years old.

In this project, you’ll learn:

  • Cow comfort requirements
    • Housing calves
    • Housing heifers
    • Housing lactating cows
    • Milking systems
    • Housing feed
    • Environmental factor

Dairy Project

Dairy: it’s more than milk! This project will teach you the ins and outs of a successful dairy operation, covering the basics like animal care, plus the latest dairy farming tools and practices.

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Durham East 4-H Association

Where leaders are proud to offer 4-H Ontario's "Learn To Do By Doing" approach to provide 4-H youth with opportunities and a place they can be involved and connect with others, while developing valuable leadership and life skills.

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Meetings will take place in Durham Region, mostly in the Municipality of Clarington
Youth Participant 9-21
Dan Aitken, Natalie Kellogg, Frazer Puterbough
Spots Available