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Pigs & Poultry Online Course

  • 07 Dec 2018
  • 01 Dec 2019
  • Online - Start anytime

Pigs & Poultry Bundle

This package combines our online pastured pig course with the pastured egg course.

You will have access to both courses with the added bonus of a huge discount!

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An introduction to Pastured Egg Farming

This course is 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.

Now with phone support to answer all your questions!

This is a self-paced online course that you can complete in a day or 3 months.  The course remains open to you for that period.

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

An introduction to Pastured Pig Farming

This is an introductory level workshop for anyone interested in pigs or contemplating going in to pastured pork production.  

The course has a structured program covering legal requirements, dealing with council and approvals, setting up the farm, all abut breeds, pig nutrition and how to produce the best pastured pork profitably.  We cover:

  • Introduction to the industry
  • Animal Welfare regulations, laws and codes of practice
  • Councils
  • Food Safety
  • Biosecurity
  • Setting up a pasture pig farm
  • Breeds of Pigs (and selecting the right one!)
  • Feeding pigs
  • Housing Pigs
  • Managing pig health

You will also have 6 months access to the member's only section of the website that includes useful tools such as:

  • Environmental Management Plan
  • Quality Management System
  • Record Keeping forms

You will find more information about these courses here ...

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