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Beef care and handling

Course details

Name:Beef care and handling
Description:A course designed for property owners wishing to learn a range of practical tasks associated with the handling, breeding and caring for cattle on the farm.
Cost:After NSW Government subsidy, $400 GST free
Course aim:

Provide information to new farm holders on the basics of caring, feeding and the handling of cattle , drenching, vaccinating etc. Provide some skills in understanding the market, breeding and selection of cattle. General husbandry operations, NLIS. Advise on yard designs.

Learning outcomes:
  • Ability at a basic level to assess cattle, understand breeding and their traits and marketing requirements.
  • Routine cattle care and disease issues, feeding, drenching, vaccinating, NLIS etc.
  • Handle cattle on property and in yards, avoiding and recognising stress.
  • Knowledge of various yard designs.
Length:1 day
Course program/structure:

A mix between classroom instruction and paddock – hands on experience.

Resources and method of delivery:

Participants receive course notes and manual.

This course is delivered using indoor and out door instruction.

Accreditation:

This course has been mapped to the national unit of competency: AHCLSK205A - Handle livestock using basic techniques.

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Current scheduled courses

course date
TOCAL (near Maitland) 7th Jul 2017

Location

TOCAL (near Maitland)

When
7th Jul 2017

Extra details for this date

or call Kim Griffiths on 02 4939 8881 (ph)