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, $410 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.


This course has been mapped to the national unit of competency: AHCLSK205 - Handle livestock using basic techniques.

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Other dates and locations are available on demand.

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