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.
Course Information for Students
Who is this course for?
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.
What will you learn?
The course will cover:
- Handling techniques
- Preparation for lambing
- Housing and care requirements
- Lamb tasks
- Veterinary treatment
How will you learn?
This course will be delivered on on-site.
What will you need to bring with you?
You will be required to supply your own:
- Steel toe-capped boots or wellingtons
- Writing materials
How will you be assessed?
There is informal assessment and feedback throughout the day.
Derby College Group 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 Group Part-time Prospectus for a full list and details.
Who do you contact for more information?
For more information contact Derby College Group on 0800 0280289 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2023 12:55 pm