The Situation: Twenty-five 6week old calves delivered to ARC late on a Thursday for an upcoming tick study. All had to be gentled into pens, and taught how to use their new feeders - basically “a teat on a bucket".”
Two of our most experienced staff were rostered to deal with the calves BUT each calf typically takes about 15min to settle, so they had approx 3h of work in front of them.
The Action: Several other staff - including some not usually involved hands-on with animals - came to help.
The Result: calm and fed calves, weary and happy staff - and only an hour after the calves were delivered.
Our MD, Dr Maurice Webster said: “As a company, we choose to be defined by our Values. One is Professional Camaraderie, or we’ve got your back. This story and series of pictures shows what living and breathing our Values looks like at Invetus.”
NOTE: Henry with calves on previous page