Sheep care and handling

Course details

Name:Sheep care and handling
Description:This 1 day course is a mix of practical and theoretical components designed for property owners interested in breeding sheep.
Cost:After NSW Government subsidy, $355 GST-free.
Course aims:This introductory course assists participants to develop their skills in the care, handling and management of sheep.
Learning outcomes: On completion of the course participants will be able to:
  • Describe basic sheep husbandry practices
  • Competently handle sheep, identifying safe practices
  • Identify basic nutritional requirements
  • Describe breeding and disease management principles
Length:1 day
Course program/structure:
  • Basic sheep handling and husbandry
  • Nutrition and disease management
  • Assessment, mating and breeding
  • An emphasis on lambing and weaning
  • Breeding and selection
  • Flock management
Resources and method of delivery:This course is delivered using both indoor and outdoor instruction.
Participants will be provided with course notes.
Accreditation:This course is mapped to the following national unit of competency, AHCLSK205A Handle livestock using basic techniques.

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