Livestock Husbandry - A Basic Introduction

About the Course

Cattle (Dairy and Beef), Pigs and Sheep

This course will provide you with a basic understanding of the welfare requirements of farm livestock and production systems. You will gain valuable information and practical experience on the tasks required to keep livestock healthy. Topics covered will include:

  • Behaviour and Handling Techniques
  • Health Checks and Body Condition Scoring
  • Feeding and Nutrition
  • Legislative Requirements and Animal Welfare
  • Personal Health & Safety

Entry Requirements

PPE - overalls, or water-proofs & steel toe-capped boots.

Participants must be over 16 years of age.

By making a booking you are declaring yourself medically fit to participate in the course.

Useful Information

Participants will require note taking equipment.

Free parking is available on campus; a permit will be issued and should be clearly displayed.

Participants are advised to bring a packed lunch and any other refreshments needed.

Course Dates

Course dates are not currently available. Please email us to register your interest and we will contact you when dates have been arranged.