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Lambing – An Introduction to Theory and Practical

This one-day introductory course is designed for anybody who has an interest in lambing. Maybe you already have some sheep - or are planning to get some - and would like to increase your knowledge and practical capabilities.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Agriculture
Adult and Community
Location: Broomfield Hall
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 1
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: N
Weeks: 1
Hours: 5.00
Start: 12/03/2022
Days/Times:
Tuition: £50
Broomfield Hall

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/lambing-an-introduction-to-theory-and-practical
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Course Information for Students

This one-day introductory course is designed for anybody who has an interest in lambing. Maybe you already have some sheep – or are planning to get some – and would like to increase your knowledge and practical capabilities.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. All you need is an interest in the subject and to be prepared to do practical work such as handling lambs.

Please note if you are pregnant – or a woman trying to become pregnant – this course will be unsuitable for you, as you should not go near a lambing ewe.

The course will cover:

  • Handling techniques
  • Preparation for lambing
  • Housing and care requirements
  • Feeding
  • Lambing
  • Lamb tasks
  • Veterinary treatment

This course will be delivered on on-site.

You will be required to supply your own:

  • Steel toe-capped boots or wellingtons
  • Overalls
  • Writing materials
  • Lunch

There is informal assessment and feedback throughout the day.

Derby College offers a range of one-day, weekend and evening courses relating to Agriculture and a wide range of other land-based topics – please see the Derby College Part-time Prospectus for a full list and details.

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:28 pm