Our courses are run within our well known commercial meat goat herd, one of the countries longest established, and are ideal for those new to livestock or goat keeping. They are especially suited to those thinking of starting a small holding or small farm however also suit people thinking of owning a couple of pet goats.
Our basic course covers such aspects as the rules and legalities, basic handling skills, feeding, medication and foot trimming. Also choosing meat breeding stock and meat production. Sorry, we don't cover milking.
Kidding days cover the full breeding cycle from pre tupping through to the first few days of the kids life. Although we don`t guarantee you will see a birth we plan these days round our busiest time to give the best chance.
2 day courses in kidding season cover all the aspects from both courses.
All courses are very hands on and are designed round those present to ensure each individual gets as much from the day as possible. Courses can be tailored to your needs and are for individuals or small groups only meaning you receive our full attention.
Starting at 9.15 am and finishing soon after 4pm you can get as involved in the daily care of the animals as you wish....Read full description