Managing a sheep flock

What topics are covered by the course?

Classroom Lecture
Holding Number and Flock Registration
The Shepherd’s Year
Equipment and Housing
Feeding and Breeding
Grazing and Winter Forage
Outlets for Store / Finished Lambs
Record Keeping
Visit to sheep flock.
Introduction to handling sheep and checking for signs of health, fly strike and what to do. Feet trimming

Who should attend?

First time sheep owners or those wanting a refresher

What will I be able to do on completion?

manage a sheep flock knowing everyday stock tasks, health management, feeding and care from tupping to lambing and selecting finished stock. Lambing is a separate course.

How will I be assessed?

Experienced college tutor on hand throughout the day

Ivyland Farm, Netherfield, Battle
TN33 9QB

Guide Price: £120

Delivery: Other
Category: Horticulture Agriculture & Animal Care »
Duration: 1 day
Qualification: College Certificate

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