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Sheep Shearing

Sheep Shearing

Explore the techniques and learn the skills needed to successfully shear a sheep. On this two day course, you will discover how to set up a shearing machine, handle and turn sheep safely as well as some shearing techniques.

Highly practical, it will give you the confidence to further develop your own skills, refine your technique and introduce you to wool quality and its marketing.

Course Duration:

Part Time

2 days over 1 weekend.

Please note that this course is weather dependent and may need to be re-scheduled.

Campus

Hadlow Campus

Course Cost

£165

Entry Requirements

An interest in the subject and experience in handling sheep confidently.

Start Dates

Saturday 12th - Sunday 13th May 2018 (9:30 - 16:30) (Hadlow)

Location

Hadlow

Available Clothing

Agriculture Body Warmer

Agriculture Jacket

Agriculture Sweatshirt

Agriculture Polo Shirt

Agriculture Boiler Suit

Land-Based Technology Rugby Shirt

Land-Based Technology Sweatshirt

Land-Based Technology Polo Shirt

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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