Part time Practical Lambing AG012

Kingston Maurward College
In Dorchester

£135
+ VAT
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Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Location Dorchester
Duration 1 Day
  • Vocational qualification
  • Dorchester
  • Duration:
    1 Day
Description

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 flocks in Dorset.

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Dorchester
DT2 8PY, Dorset, England
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Starts On request
Location
Dorchester
DT2 8PY, Dorset, England
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Course programme


Practical Lambing AG012
QualificationCollege Certificate
Qualification Level
Level : n/a
What do these levels mean?

Duration :1 weekend

Times :Saturday and Sunday: 9.15 am - 4.45 pm

Dates :2 courses:
17.10.09 - 18.10.09
13.03.10 - 14.03.10

Run by : Agriculture Department.
Tutor : David Dines

Awarding Body
Kingston Maurward College

Is it right for me?
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 flocks in Dorset.

What qualifications will I need?
Interest and enthusiasm.

What will I be learning about?
  • Care prior to lambing
  • Signs of lambing
  • Types of presentations
  • Using the lambing simulator
  • Working in the lambing shed
  • Tailing and castrating

What materials are required?
Clean overalls and wellingtons. (You will be required to disinfect your wellingtons at the College). Tetanus protection is recommended.

What is next?
Smallholders

How much will it cost?
£135

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Notes
Women who are pregnant cannot take the course. Anyone living with a pregnant woman must discuss health and safety precautions with the course tutor.


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