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Farm Animal Welfare Training

Farm Animal Welfare Training will provide participants with a basic understanding of farm animal welfare, animal handling, best management practices, and Mississippi laws that pertain to farm animals.

Target Audience(s):

Members of a community who would report or receive reports of farm animal abuse or neglect


Participants will learn:

  • How to assess welfare in cattle, horses, swine, sheep, and goats;
  • How to safely handle livestock;
  • About key contacts to reference for advice; and
  • The laws that pertain to farm animals.

Total Number of Modules or Sessions: 1

Total Number of Hours for Program Delivery: 6

Program Delivery:

  • Demonstrations
  • Social Media
  • Workshop

Primary Contact:

Cobie Rutherford,

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Portrait of Mr. Cobie Rutherford, Jr.
Extension Instructor
4-H Youth Development