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Poultry-Keeping for Beginners

Poultry-Keeping for Beginners

Designed for the complete beginner, this one-day course examines the different techniques used when caring for poultry.  You will discover how to handle and health-check your birds as well as the nutritional requirements, housing requirements and legislation surrounding the welfare of poultry.  Part of the course will include looking at the commercial breeds for meat and laying hens as well as hatching and brooder care.

Course Duration:

Part Time

1 day.

Campus

Hadlow Campus

Course Cost

£45

Entry Requirements

An interest in the subject.

Start Dates

Saturday 22nd April 2017 9:30 - 16:00 - FULL (Hadlow (1617A))

Hadlow

Available Clothing

Agriculture Body Warmer

Agriculture Jacket

Agriculture Sweatshirt

Agriculture Polo Shirt

Agriculture Boiler Suit

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Land-Based Technology Sweatshirt

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Land-Based Technology Boiler Suit

Register your interest

If you’re interested in signing up for this course then leave your details and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

Resources

  • 270 hectare fully functioning commercial farm, with an additional 40 hectares of grazing land
  • 130 award-winning dairy cow herd
  • 600 breeding sheep producing prime butcher’s lamb
  • 10 purebred Charollais ewes
  • Intensively managed grass leys, pastures and forage crops
  • Maize, wheat, oilseed rape and other crops grown on a commercial basis
  • On-site machinery workshop
  • Dedicated laboratories for soil, plant and animal science
  • Beef, pig and poultry unit at our Princess Christian’s Farm

Please note that all programme specifications and course modules are subject to annual change.

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Event date 29th March 2017 at 6:30pm

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Event date 8th April 2017 at 10:00am