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Hand shearing course

Hand shearing course

This course is designed to give you a complete introduction to hand shearing. We will discuss the equiptment needed then on a one 2 one basis you will be able to shear two breeds of sheep. Please wear comfortable clothing that you don't mind getting messy and bring a pair of wellies. Course da...

 

£80

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Practical lambing skills 2014. Sat 15th

The highly successful and popular one-day lambing course with shepherdess Cathy Cassie. Working with an actively lambing flock of both rare breed and commercial sheep, the day will take participants through preparation for lambing, care of the in-lamb ewe, common problems, practical hands-on lambing...

 

£70 incl lunch

Happy chickens

All in a Day – Poultry for Meat

Learn how to produce quality poultry meat with provenance.  Two courses are available - one to just watch the whole process from day old chick to a finished prepared bird, ready for the oven! The second course is 'hands on' with the whole process.  You will learn my way of producing chick...

 

£75 - £150

Self-sufficiency – Kent/Sussex border

Self-sufficiency – Kent/Sussex bor

SELF-SUFFICIENCY - One day course   See also our: Pigs for Pork & Bacon - Half day course             Poultry Keeping - Half day course                       Smallholding for Profit - Three day course ...

 

£120/£90

Waytown Farm

‘Test the Water’ weekend pac

Our ‘Test the Water’ package (minimum 2 people) is an ideal introduction to living and farming in the West Country and includes; A two night self catering stay (breakfast hampers can be provided) in the West Country An ‘Introduction to Agriculture’ workshop, learn more ab...

 

£250 per person

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Pig Keeping Course – 19th February, 18th March, South Wales
 

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Pig Keeping Course – 27th April & 22nd June 2014, South Wales

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Add value to your fleeces. Learn to spin your own yarn from scratch with this hands-on practical one-day course. By the end of the day you will have practical e...

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The course is held from 9.30 to 1pm at the Depden Farm Shop and Training Centre where there is parking, diasbled access and a popular farm cafe. During this co...

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Grass management on a smallholding
 

£70

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NEXT COURSE We are taking bookings for May 2014 onwards. A one day course to help you begin to understand your most important resources: soil and grass, and ho...

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Experience+ Weekend – Dorset
 

120.00

Smallholding Experience Weekend – Dorset

We are now fully booked for Experience Weekends until the end of April - Taking bookings now into May. Please contact us for dates. This weekend course is aime...

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£70 per person

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£115

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100.00

Starting with Pigs – 1 day course – Kent

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Introduction to Livestock Smallholding

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Pig & Poultry Course, South Wales 26th Jan 2014
 

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Pig & Poultry Course, South Wales 30th March 2014

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Introduction to keeping cattle course
 

85-95

Introduction to keeping cattle course

Do you • want to simply keep a house cow? • raise calves or fatten store cattle? • want to grow a small heard of rare or minority breed cattle? C...

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50.00

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A weekend introduction to smallholding 25th/26th January, 22nd/23rd February & 29th/30th March 2014, South Wales
 

140.00

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Cattle for Beginners 16th February 2013
 

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£70-£145

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1 December 2013 9.30am to 4.30pm This comprehensive, practical course covers topics including: Harvesting and storing fruit; Correct use of an apple press; ...

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85-95

Introduction to keeping pigs

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£80 per day or £140 for two days

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£120/£90

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