Become a PROOF Licensee

Starting a Pastured Egg Business

This course covers free range egg farming from conception through to managing production.

The course is held on a fully operational farm where you will get to not only learn about what is involved in becoming an egg farmer, but you will have the opportunity to see everything in action.

The course will cover:

  • Legal Requirements
  • Codes of Practice
  • Food Safety
  • Licenses
  • Dealing with councils
  • Farm setup
  • Raising chicks
  • Nutrition for production
  • About the eggs
  • Keeping your hens laying
  • Pasture management
  • Pasture as a food source
  • Collecting eggs
  • Cleaning, sorting and packing eggs
  • Egg labelling
  • Marketing your eggs
  • Biosecurity

Places are limited so book early!

Lunch is provided so let us know if there are any special dietary requirements.

A course workbook is provided so you wont forget a thing.

$295    Register Now


Loved the work shop and lee and her husband were fantastic. Speaking in real terms and language beginners understand without the hype and sales motives of others. Will recommend to anyone interested in starting backyard operation or small scale sustainable farming.

It was a wonderful day thankyou for everything, so loved the farm visit the hosts were very friendly and no question was to big or to small.

Workshop provided up front view of all aspects pasture raised egg production. Extremely valuable information presented in an easy to follow format. This is a must do course if you are thinking about pastured egg production. The investment of your time and money to do this course will pay dividends. J.

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