Thursday, 31 January 2013

Introduction to Goat Farming Course

I'm delighted to say that I'll be running two goat farming courses in the very near future.  Each course will take place over four days from 9.30 to 4.30 each day and will involve two farms visits per course.  The dates and venues are as follows:

Thurles Office    Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th February AND Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th March.

Navan Office      Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th March AND Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th March.

 The areas to be covered include:

· Housing & Fencing
· Feeding & Nutrition
· Reproduction
· Health and Disease
· Kid Rearing
· Dairy Goat Husbandry
· Meat Goat Husbandry
· It is also proposed to include a module on Product Development

The proposed charge of €150 is required by Monday 18th of February and confirmation of each course will issued to applicants by Thursday 21st of February.  If you are interested in attending please contact me by email for an application form.  I hope to see you there!