Rearing Pigs - Free Range Pig Production Courses
An Introduction to Free Range Pig Production - Online
This self paced course is designed for those wishing to prepare themselves for a free range farming venture or those that already own pigs that want to learn more. You will be able to complete each module online at a time that is suitable to you. Now also with online assessment.
Presented by Lee McCosker (Dip. Ag - Pig Production, Dip Ag - Applied Animal Nutrition, Dip. Sustainability, CertIV Training and Assessment), you'll be learning from someone with over 15 years experience in breeding, marketing and studying free range, pastured pigs. Lee is a qualified trainer and assessor and an advocate for the small producer and also the author of Free Range Pig Farming - Starting Out in Pastured Pigs, Pastured Pigs on a Small Scale and Pigs, Pasture & Profit.
Lee will guide you through animal welfare and comply with industry requirements, legislation and councils approvals, industry outline, free range drivers, pig breeds, nutrition and growing a marketable pig, dealing with abattoirs and butchers, market options and meeting client carcass specifications and of course setting up a free range farm. more info...
"If you're after excellent training in free range pig farming - this is it!! A fantastic combination of practical, theory with wealth of experience makes this a 'MUST DO'' course for all pig farmers."