Primary Industries

Assist with Rearing Dairy Calves

Show us you know how to assist with the rearing of young dairy stock from birth until weaning in a specific farm context.


Primary ITO as the Standard Setting Body have validated this EduBit as being equivalent to Unit Standard 28979 'Assist with Rearing of Young Dairy Stock' (Level 3, Credits 10, Version 1).

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Level 3


You are required to submit evidence of the following:

  1. Demonstrate understanding of rearing of requirements of young dairy stock.
  2. Assist with feeding young diary stock.
  3. Assist with treatment and prevention of health problems in young dairy stock.
  4. Assist with the weaning of young dairy stock.




Learning Recommendations

Animal Welfare Regulations

Ministry for Primary Industries - Guide to Animal Welfare

WorkSafe NZ - Plan for Calving

Ministry for Primary Industries - Codes of Welfare

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