|Sunday (Week #1)||?||Arrival and accommodation at xxxxxxx, Odense|
|Monday(Week #1)||08.15||Introduction to Dalum and the program||Dalum|
- Participants/introduction of each participant and expectations for the program
|09.30||Agricultural production in Denmark with focus on development in cattle production|
- Actual performance on average cattle farm
- Breeding system
- Ethology/animal welfare
- Housing requirements/consumers expectations
|13.00-14.30||Milking routines and milk quality |
- Good routines.
- Quality of the milk
|14.30-16.00||Calf management. |
- How to make a super cow
- Healthy calf.
|Tuesday (Week #1)||08:15-12:00||Cattle Production Management (= what kind of management can you expect during an internship)|
- When is the heifer ready
- How to find a good bull
|15:00- 16:00||Heat stress. |
- What can we do
- What is best practice
|Wednesday (Week #1)||08:15-12:00||“Medicine Handling Course” – compulsory, when working on farms in DK||Ext. Vet.|
|13:00- 16:00||“Medicine Handling Course” (cont.)||Ext. Vet.|
|Thursday (Week #1)||?-?||Trip to i.e.Viking, Danish Agro, Lely, DeLaval or DLG||Ext.|
|Friday (Week #1) ||08:15-12:00|
Feed to the animals!
- Correct feeding to the different groups.
- How to keep the feed fresh.
|13:00-14:00||Introduction to internship||Dalum|
|Monday (Week #2)|
Friday (Week #3)
|?-?||Internship on Danish high performing farms, in groups of 2-3 students/farm. You will be participating in the daily routines on the farm to have hands-on experience with Danish farming. Bus transport by minivan from/to your accomodation every day. Working hours following the farms normal procedures||Internship|
|Monday (Week #4)||8:15-12:00||Experience exchange from internships|
|Tuesday (Week #4)||8:15-12:00||Case Studies / presentation||Dalum|
|8:15-12:00||Production and presentation of material for use in home country with supervision from Dalum.||Dalum|
|Friday (Week #4)||8:15-12:00||Evaluation|