One day course
This course will cover handling techniques for foot trimming, selection of ewes, injecting, and routine welfare and management tasks.
Will cover signs of health, how to safely handle and work with sheep. This will include stock tasks, moving and weighing sheep and cover all ages of stock including breeding stock.
Course reference: AGP010 Plumpton
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There are no entry requirements for this course.
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Come and discover our excellent agriculture facilities at Plumpton - set in the backdrop of the beautiful South Downs. You’ll find the latest state of the art equipment plus all the different types of farmland for you to experience here at Plumpton.
- Lots of space for you to work in
Our 780-hectare commercial farming estate gives you the opportunity to experience different livestock and arable farming.
- The latest equipment for you to discover
We’ve got a modern 300 cow dairy unit complete with 36:36 Herringbone milking parlour where you’ll gain hands-on experience.
- An extensive range of livestock for you to experience
You’ll get to work with our Sussex beef cattle, sow pig unit plus our extensively managed flock of 550 sheep.
- The perfect environment for you to study
You’ll enjoy practical lessons where you’ll gain hands-on farming experience in our modern classrooms and farming sites.
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Apply for this course online now to begin you journey towards a qualification in Sheep Handling.
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