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21 animal husbandry workshops found

Courses and workshops in keeping poultry (chickens, ducks, geese, quails and turkeys), pigs, goats, heavy horses and donkeys. Bees too! Learn the skills you need to care for and raise these animals properly. The course may cover skills such as foot care, feeding, breeding, rearing, ploughing, using a harness and cart (for the horses and donkeys).
A Beekeeping Experience Day Course
Silver AWARD
A Beekeeping Experience Day Course
East Sussex
£98
A One Day Beekeeping Experience A great experience for anyone interested in Bees, or considering taking up Beekeeping. You will learn in a small group all about this cherished insect, getting the opportunity to see inside a working Beehive. Taking home; a certificate, a pound of honey, a bee related gift and notes about the honey bee. Course Programme: Saturday 9.30am - 4.30pm 1. Introduction to Bees Learn all about these incredible creatures; the different types, how they live and how to identify them 2. The Honey Bee Learn a...
Alpaca Care Day - Gloucestershire
Alpaca Care Day - Gloucestershire
Glos.
£50
This one day course is designed for you to discover whether alpacas are for you. We cover topics from how to choose the right alpacas for you, what routine care is required, what medications are commonly used, their nutritional needs, how to spot signs of ill-health, together with plenty of hands-on experience with these enchanting animals. To ensure that everyone gets the most out of our course the numbers are restricted to a maximum of six people.
Alpaca Needle Felting Workshop in Yarm, North Yorkshire
Bronze AWARD
Alpaca Needle Felting Workshop in Yarm, North Yorkshire
North Yorkshire - Next course on 28th September 2019
£45
Would you like to learn something a little bit different using our wonderful alpaca fleece? Meet and walk the alpacas and learn all about them on our alpaca needle felt workshop ran by the amazing Carol Lonsdale where you will make your own felted alpaca to take home (not a real one!) Bring a packed lunch and your wellies and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Yarm, North Yorkshire.
Back to school pet bandana making course workshop
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Back to school pet bandana making course workshop
Lincolnshire - Next course on 3rd September 2019
£25
Get creative with your children for the last week of the summer holidays, they will learn how to sew a fully lined slide over the collar pet bandana, choose from a selection of our fabrics in one of five sizes All materials included, basic sewing skills ideal but not a must as Diane can teach you how to use the machine. We will cut the initial pattern through to the final stitch. Small groups welcome and we cater for parties on alternative dates. Diane has over nine years experience within...
Basic goat keeping
Basic goat keeping
Lancashire
£88
This course is run within the UK's longest established quality meat goat herd based in Cockerham, Lancashire. We run from 9.15 am to 4 pm (unless a goat is mid kidding when we continue) and try to cover as much as possible in the day. You would need to bring wellies or boots, waterproofs and warm clothes as appropriate and we ask that none of these have been on another farm or have been well cleaned if they have been. You will need to bring things to have for lunch...
Beginning Your Chicken Keeping Course - Poultry Care
Silver AWARD
Beginning Your Chicken Keeping Course - Poultry Care
East Sussex - Next course on 23rd August 2019
£48
A 3 hour morning course discussing chicken keeping. Learn about the pleasures and perils of keeping hens in your garden, their suitability as pets and the joys of having your own fresh free-range eggs. What you need to know if you are just setting up and their care needs. A follow-on course is held in the afternoon, covering caring for your chickens. If both courses are booked for the same day we provide a complimentary lunch. Course Programme: 3 hours, 9.30am - 12.30pm 1. All About Chickens An introduction, background...
Caring For Your Chickens Course - Poultry Care
Silver AWARD
Caring For Your Chickens Course - Poultry Care
East Sussex - Next course on 23rd August 2019
£48
A 3 hour afternoon course - both a practical and theory session. The more you handle your chickens the more friendly they become. Some people plan to spend a lot of time with their hens and others simply like to know how to handle them should it become necessary. This course is aimed at all chicken keepers wishing to feel confident that they can carry out a basic health check, caring for and handling their hens in the correct way. A beginners course is also held in the morning, "beginning...
Chicken keeping
Chicken keeping
Bristol - Next course on 31st August 2019
£30
This chicken keeping workshop will tell you the basics that you need to start keeping chickens. It will cover housing, the day to day needs of chickens, the common diseases and parasites you might encounter and a look at other poultry and how to hatch your own birds. The course includes a free handbook. The tutor, Juley Howard, has a smallholding in Somerset and has been keeping backyard hens for over 30 years.
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Introduction to beekeeping
Hampshire - Next course on 7th October 2019
£95
This 7 week evening course gives the underpinning knowledge for keeping honeybees and understanding their needs. It will also cover what you need to consider when buying equipment, siting your apiary and obtaining your bees as well as the volunteer support structure which exists through British Beekeeping. The 2 hour sessions are a mixture of powerpoint lecture and physically going through a 'mock up' hive. There will also be a Saturday or Sunday session going through a hive of live bees, with each student having an opportunity to handle frames....
Introduction to Goat Keeping
Introduction to Goat Keeping
Wiltshire - Next course on 24th August 2019
£99
Join us on our farm for a one day course designed to give you the knowledge and experience to decide if keeping goats is for you! Or, perhaps you have had goats in the past and want to brush up on your skills and understanding of these very unique and rewarding animals. The day will be a combination of time spent inside talking and discussing all things goats and plenty of time outside getting hands-on experience of handling, moving and looking after our goats. We will cover: The fundamentals of...

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