The Lambing Ewe


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The Lambing Ewe

At: Myerscough College, Preston

Fees: £73

Course Length:
1 evening

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Here at Myerscough you can experience a taste of real lambing. This course looks at preparation before lambing, including correct feeding and housing, the signs of lambing and equipment needed. Useful advice is given regarding the aftercare of the lamb and ewe including castration and tail docking. Lambing is first practiced on the simulator and those who are lucky enough may even get to try their hand and assist with actual lambing later in the day.

Additional Information

It is advised that pregnant women should avoid close contact with sheep during lambing periods.

Pregnant women who come into close contact with sheep during lambing may risk their own health and that of their unborn child, from infections that can occur in some ewes.

Although the number of reports of these infections and human miscarriages resulting from contact with sheep are extremely small, it is important that pregnant women are aware of the potential risks associated with close contact with sheep during lambing.

Please see attached links for further information, please pass on any relevant information to your students.

How To Apply or Enquire Please enquire about applying for this course to: The Short Course Unit, Myerscough College, Bilsborrow, Preston, Lancashire PR3 0RY
Telephone:01995 642255 Special Education Needs and Disability - Short Courses Prospective students who have a disability that may affect their studies should inform the College as soon as possible. Regrettably the College does not receive funding for the provision of learning support for students with additional learning needs attending Short Courses, which are run on a full-cost basis. The College's Learning Support Service may be able to provide support but it is the responsibility of the student to meet the cost. For further details contact 01995 642222 ext 2045 (or email with details of support requirements and the relevant course.

Please note that the information provided in this fact sheet was accurate at the date of publication. However, courses are continually being modified and information is therefore subject to change.

The Lambing Ewe

Price on request