INTRODUCTION TO KEEPING CATTLE
1 day | £100
Keep a house cow
Raise succler calves or fatten store cattle
Grow a small herd of rare or minority breed cattle
20 years ago we bought our first highland cow and calf. We currently have nearly 20 head of stock, breed and sell our own calves and market our own jointed beef. The course covers:
Characteristics of native breeds
When, where and how to acquire your stock
Registration, BCMS, passports and tags
Handling techniques and facilities
Bucket and halter training
Bulls, breeding and calving
New stock into the herd
Vets and routine treatments
Abattoirs, butchering and meat marketing
Essential and useful kit
Shows and sales
Livestock trailers and transportation
Tractors and trailers
Full course notes will be supplied via pdf following the course.
50% of the course fee will be due with your initial booking, with the remainder due 4-weeks prior to the course date. Fees will be fully refunded in the unlikely event that we cancel the course.
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