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Starting a Pastured Egg Business

  • 20 May 2017
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Flowerdale, Victoria
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Registration

  • For a very limited time we are offering an early bird special for this course!

    Only $250 per person if you book and pay before 19th March
  • Use this form for a single registration, or add a 'guest' if you would like to book another person

Registration is closed

This is a brand new course for anyone wanting to start a pastured, free range egg business.

Presented by a qualified trainer and assessor with industry experience and appropriate academic qualifications.

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.  This will be an information packed day leading you through the legalities of becoming an egg producer, which codes and guidelines you need to follow, feeding and housing your birds, bird health and productivity, right through to collecting and packing eggs.

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.

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