Course Code: AG012
Course Type: Part Time
Provides practical skills and knowledge needed to lamb ewes, and to deal with minor problems using the correct techniques. Also covers care of ewes and lambs before and after lambing, with emphasis on animal welfare.
A two day course to give you the practical skills and knowledge to lamb ewes, and to deal with minor problems, using the correct techniques. The course also covers care of ewes and lambs before and after lambing. The emphasis is on animal welfare and is taught in a supportive atmosphere using the College 400 ewe flock and sometimes other local sheep flocks.
-Care prior to lambing
-Signs of lambing
-Types of presentations
-Using the lambing simulator
-Working in the lambing shed
-Tailing and castrating
Mainly practical sessions.
Interest and enthusiasm.
Smallholders Certificate or other part-time agricultural courses.
1 x Sat & Sun
09.15am - 4.45pm
Women who are pregnant can not take the course. Anyone living with a pregnant woman must discuss health and safety precautions with the course tutor.
Kingston Maurward College Main Campus. Click for Directions
Courses Helpline 01305 215215
Outdoor and Waterproof Clothing
Tetanus protection is recommended
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