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Sheep Keeping/Husbandry courses

You would like to keep sheep – what do you need to learn?

 

How to Show Sheep - learn how to choose your sheep, preparation, ring etiquette and those little tips that you need to know.  If interested please contact us.  Day course £95 per person including lunch.

Doreen on 07971675162.

 

One of our USPs at Oakberrow is that we do not have fixed dates for courses but are more than happy to fit in with your diairies.  So if interested please contact to discuss possible dates.

One to one training is available.

Steve looking on at student foot trimming

Course 1
How much land do I have and what numbers can this accommodate?
Which breed - pedigree or not?
Selection of animals
Husbandry
Breeding
Feeding
Lambing
Management of in-lamb ewes
Rearing young stock

 

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Course 2
Fencing/Hedging
Shelters/Barns/Buildings
Grassland Management
Equipment
Transport
Rules and regulations on animal movements

Course 3
Preparation for the show ring
Selecting show potential
Halter training
Trimming
Showing Etiquette
How to enter
Feeding for the show ring

We offer courses on any of the above subjects and would only do this in small groups to ensure that you have individual attention and go home with a better understanding.

Bespoke courses may suit you better – Contact Us so we can chat it through and agree the subjects for your learning day.  Price on application.

Cost starting from £95 per person for a 1 day course. Refreshments provided.

Payment is required in advance of the courses.

Please arrive equipped for all weathers and be prepared to be hands-on.

We also provide Learning Courses on Gundogs and Lambing and offer a Consultancy Service.