Raising Small Farm Animals Organically (Poultry, Sheep, Pigs)
Date: Sunday, 15th July 2018, 9.30am to 3.30pm (lunch included)
Details: The course will be held in Braidwood, NSW, Further details about venue and location will be available upon enrollment
The day focuses on how to care for and manage poultry, sheep, pigs and other small livestock organically so that they provide you and your family with the most delicious meat, eggs, milk and fibre.The workshop is designed to introduce you to basic animal husbandry practices particularly humane handling, animal welfare and feeding practices. We cover:
- Housing and hygiene
- Feeding and nutrition
- Basic healthcare
- Handling and welfare
- Manure management
- Legislative requirements for keeping, transporting and slaughtering in NSW
The course aims to provide you with practical knowledge and skills to manage livestock on a small scale, making feed mixes from scratch, organic principles apply - no pesticides or herbicides, sound animal husbandry principles and practices are emphasized.
Couples discounts apply. Pay the full amount, notify us of you and your partners names, and we will refund $20 on the day of the workshop.