Animal Husbandry – introductory course
Purpose of the Course?
To assist learners to start a large or small animal unit commercially or to work as an employee on a farm to care for animals.
Who should do this course?
This course should be done by people planning small or large stock farming, new farmers, employees who would like to qualify for better employment and people who would show an interest in contracting for work in this field.
R2750 which includes the use of all relevant facilities and accommodation with 3 meals per day.
The course is done at our venue at Kroonstad near the Free State / Gauteng boarder on the NI. The bus routes stop at the Shell Garage 2km from the college.
The Course can also be done for employers on their own premises if they have more than 10 learners
Details of course curriculum:
1.Handling cattle during counting
2.Handling cattle during loading for transport purposes
3.Handling cattle while herding on public roads
4.Handling cattle in a crush
6.Using a neck clamp
7.Using a tilt crush
8.Pulling down cattle
9.Caring of hooves
11.Temporary identification of cattle
12.Fitting ear tags
15.Determining general health
19.Treatment against external parasites
20.Treating eye infection
21.Treating hoof infection
23.Treating unknown diseases
For enquires e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: 012 460 9585
Fax: 086 684 3852
We need a minimum of 6 learners to implement a course.
50% of the fee to be paid on application to book a place and the balance at the start of the course.