INTRODUCTION TO SHEEP KEEPING
Half day | £65
Registering your smallholding for keeping sheep
Planning the number of sheep to have
Preparing for the sheep to arrive (Housing, feed, fencing etc)
Choosing your sheep and bringing them home
Settling your sheep in
Possible disease and signs to watch for
Routine health care
How best to grow your sheep
Getting ewes in lamb
Lambing and weaning
Preparation for slaughter
Butchery at home
Selling your produce
Lots of hands-on opportunity.
Course runs from 10am till 1pm on a Saturday or a Sunday, throughout the year.
£65 per person including refreshments and lecture notes.
Discounts for couples.