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Lambing Ewe Myerscough College

This course looks at preparation before lambing, including correct feeding and housing, the signs of lambing and equipment needed. Useful advice is given regarding the aftercare of the lamb and ewe including castration and tail docking.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Study mode: Short full time
Dairy Cattle BAG205 Adl - Academy For Distance Learning

This Online course is developed in collaboration with qualified and experienced industry and university experts. Suitable if you manage one cow or a large herd, you will learn about dairy breeds and their selection, feeding, breeding and management.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture (Sheep Management) Hadlow College

Promoting the highest standards of husbandry and welfare, with a strong focus on developing practical shepherding skills, this two year qualification will give you a thorough understanding of the science, technology and management skills required by a modern day shepherd. You will gain valuable experience on the College farms and be actively involved in the welfare of the College's sheep stock.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Study mode: Full time
Practical Sheep Handling and Management Myerscough College

This course will give you practical demonstrations and useful advice about gathering and moving sheep. You will get some ideas on, Handling pens, Signs of health, Catching, Restraining, Turning sheep.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Study mode: Short full time
Beef Cattle BAG206 Adl - Academy For Distance Learning

Home Study Course in the management , economics and marketing of beef cattle. Develop your abilities to analyse and make decisions about the management requirements of beef cattle.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Sheep Dipping - Certificate of Competence Myerscough College

This course covers the following assessment of sheep dip facilities and their operation; relevant legislative, welfare, and environmental requirements; personal protective equipment (PPE); completing records accurately; control of common external parasites and sheep diseases; handling chemicals/COSHH, health & Safety, environmental protection, and personal precautions; storing sheep dip chemicals safely; preparing equipment and dip area, adding sheep dip chemicals, and working safely; regular checks of equipment; identify sheep to be dipped and dip sheep effectively, safely and humanely; safe disposal procedure for surplus concentrate and diluted sheep dip; correct procedure for cleaning PPE and equipment.

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Study mode: Short full time
Calf Rearing BAG207 Adl - Academy For Distance Learning

A complete Home Study course on calf rearing! Learn to select calves for specific purposes (e.g.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Poultry BAG208 Adl - Academy For Distance Learning

This home study course will teach you to manage poultry on a small or large scale, and for production of eggs, meat or young birds. You will become skilled in all aspects of poultry care and management, including: terminology, breeds, nutrition, disease, layers, broilers, incubation, brooding, record-keeping, economics and marketing.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Pigs BAG209 Adl - Academy For Distance Learning

ig production can be highly sophisticated or unsophisticated. This course develops a better understanding of pig biology and production.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Sheep BAG210 Adl - Academy For Distance Learning

Equip yourself with a comprehensive knowledge of sheep farming. In this course you will learn a broad range of topics, including: Breeds, Selection and Breeding, Nutrition, Diseases, General Management of a Commercial Flock, Care of the Lamb, Wool and the Marketing of Sheep and Sheep Products.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Academy Zone
Dairy Cattle Management Academy Zone

Foundation course developed in collaboration with industry experts. There are real differences among the dairy breeds in size, maturity, fat content of the milk and other important features.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance | Online
Assington Mill Rural Skills and Craft Courses
Chickens-Keeping a few in the Garden Assington Mill Rural Skills and Craft Courses

This one-day course is aimed at beginners; people who haven't kept chickens before or those who need to refresh their knowledge. We have our own chickens here: Neville the cockerel and usual about half a dozen hybrid hens as we need a good supply of eggs for the courses and the holiday cottage.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Study mode: Short full time
Compass Education Ltd
Guinea Pig - Certificate Compass Education Ltd
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course has been designed with the new Guinea pig owner in mind. The course is also useful for rescue centre staff or those working in the pet industry, including pet shops, pet rescue and pet boarding.

  • Duration: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Depden Farm Shop and Training
Living the green life: introduction to smallholding Depden Farm Shop and Training

Do you have some land of your own that is not doing anything productive? Would you like to keep some livestock but don’t know the best way to start? Are you uncertain of the legalities or the paperwork needed? Or would you just like to experience a fun day on a working smallholding and learn new skills? This 1 day course is for you. What does the Introduction to Smallholding course include? We have designed this course as an introduction to smallholding for beginners and those still thinking about “Living the green life”.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Study mode: Short full time
Study Smart Online
Beef Cattle Management - Online Course Study Smart Online
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

Lesson Structure:  Introduction to Beef Production and Beef Cattle Breeds Beef Cattle Production Systems Beef Cattle Breeding Diseases in Beef Cattle (Viral and Bacterial) Diseases in Beef Cattle (Parasites, etc.) Nutrition for Beef Cattle Commercial Herd Management Feed Lot Management Stud Herd Management Management, Economics and Marketing Aims - the learning objectives of the course:  Describe the nature and scope of Beef Cattle Production.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Online
Academy Zone
Beef Cattle Production Academy Zone

Learn online - Beef cattle production and management. This course is designed to help producers analyse and make decisions about the management requirements of beef cattle.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance | Online
Compass Education Ltd
Farm Animal Behaviour - Diploma Compass Education Ltd
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

As this course covers such a large subject there are more modules than normal, module 1 and any five further modules are required for a diploma to be issued. It is designed to be helpful to the farming community as well as those who may be considering taking up a smallholding or even keeping domesticated animals for their own enjoyment.

  • Duration: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Assington Mill Rural Skills and Craft Courses
Sheep For Smallholders Assington Mill Rural Skills and Craft Courses

A one-day course on everything you need to know to start keeping a few sheep:  Different breeds of sheep, Useful equipment Fencing, feed and water Routine care and maintenance Organic and non=organic How to handle sheep Sheep calendar Laws concerning sheep, and those for having an organic flock. Chris will bring some of his Wiltshire Horn sheep here for you to look at and maybe work on.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Study mode: Short full time
Study Smart Online
Managing Poultry - Online Course Study Smart Online
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

Lesson Structure:  Introduction: Terminology, Breeds Nutrition Diseases In Poultry Layers Broilers Incubation Brooding Record Keeping, Economics & Marketing Aims - the learning objectives of the course:  Select appropriate poultry breeds for use in different production situations. Explain the techniques used in the management of feeding and pest and disease control.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Online
Academy Zone
Calf Rearing Academy Zone

Avoid costly losses by using correct management procedures. Select and raise calves for specific purposes such as: dairy replacement heifers, veal and stud breeding.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance | Online
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Animal Husbandry: Specific Animals Training
Chickens-Keeping a few in the Garden

ASSINGTON MILL, SUFFOLK

Next start: Sat 13th Feb

Cost: £85.00 per course

Location: Sudbury

Beef Cattle Management - Online Course

STUDY SMART ONLINE

Cost: 389.00 £305.00

Location: Online course

Managing Poultry - Online Course

STUDY SMART ONLINE

Cost: 389.00 £305.00

Location: Online course

Sheep Management - Online Course

STUDY SMART ONLINE

Cost: 389.00 £305.00

Location: Online course

Dairy Cattle Management - Online Course

STUDY SMART ONLINE

Cost: 389.00 £305.00

Location: Online course

Pig Management - Online Course

STUDY SMART ONLINE

Cost: 389.00 £305.00

Location: Online course

Guinea Pig - Certificate

COMPASS EDUCATION LTD

Cost: £155.00 per course

Location: Online course

Farm Animal Behaviour - Diploma

COMPASS EDUCATION LTD

Cost: £400.00 per course

Location: Online course

Beef Cattle Production

ACADEMY ZONE - EDUCATIONAL ACADEMY

Cost: £299.00 per course

Location: Online course

Poultry Husbandry

ACADEMY ZONE - EDUCATIONAL ACADEMY

Cost: £299.00 per course

Location: Online course

Sheep Husbandry

ACADEMY ZONE - EDUCATIONAL ACADEMY

Cost: £299.00 per course

Location: Online course

Beef Cattle BAG206

ADL - ACADEMY FOR DISTANCE LEARNING

Cost: £325.00 per course

Location: Online course

Poultry BAG208

ADL - ACADEMY FOR DISTANCE LEARNING

Cost: £325.00 per course

Location: Online course

Sheep BAG210

ADL - ACADEMY FOR DISTANCE LEARNING

Cost: £325.00 per course

Location: Online course

Pigs BAG209

ADL - ACADEMY FOR DISTANCE LEARNING

Cost: £325.00 per course

Location: Online course

Calf Rearing BAG207

ADL - ACADEMY FOR DISTANCE LEARNING

Cost: £325.00 per course

Location: Online course

Dairy Cattle BAG205

ADL - ACADEMY FOR DISTANCE LEARNING

Cost: £325.00 per course

Location: Online course

Pig Husbandry

ACADEMY ZONE - EDUCATIONAL ACADEMY

Cost: £299.00 per course

Location: Online course

Calf Rearing

ACADEMY ZONE - EDUCATIONAL ACADEMY

Cost: £299.00 per course

Location: Online course

Dairy Cattle Management

ACADEMY ZONE - EDUCATIONAL ACADEMY

Cost: £299.00 per course

Location: Online course

Sheep For Smallholders

ASSINGTON MILL, SUFFOLK

Cost: £85.00 per course

Location: Sudbury

Living the green life: introduction to smallholding

DEPDEN FARM SHOP AND TRAINING

Cost: £75.00 per course

Location: Bury St. Edmunds