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Animal Husbandry for Small Farm Animals

Published 24th May, 2019 in Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks
  • Location

    92 Monkittee Street
    Braidwood NSW 2622

  • Date

    4th August 2019 to 4th August 2019

  • Time

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The day focuses on how to care for and manage poultry, sheep, pigs and other small livestock organically so that they provide you and your family with the most delicious meat, eggs, milk and fibre. The workshop is designed to introduce you to basic animal husbandry practices particularly humane handling, animal welfare and feeding practices. They cover:

Housing and hygiene
Feeding and nutrition
Basic healthcare
Handling and welfare
Manure management
Legislative requirements for keeping, transporting and slaughtering in NSW

The course aims to provide you with practical knowledge and skills to manage livestock on a small scale, making feed mixes from scratch, organic principles apply - no pesticides or herbicides, sound animal husbandry principles and practices are emphasised.

This workshop is offered in Braidwood, NSW

Your Workshop Facilitator Bronwyn Richards is a successful small commercial market gardener of 12 years experience with a focus on sustainability, soil health, water conservation and organic growing principles. Helen M Lynch, BA, DipEdStud, MEdAdmin, PostGCOEd, CertIVTAE , is an educator having spent 15 years across the TAFE and University sectors designing educational experiences for adults

Event Location

92 Monkittee Street
Braidwood NSW 2622

Events on this site are provided by the Australian Tourism Data Warehouse. Event information is believed accurate but is subject to change by the event organiser.

Published 24th May, 2019 in Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks
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