Sheep & Goats
Course Category: Animal Production
Price: R1,600.00 Incl. VAT
Sheep breeds. System of sheep production. Care of the lamb. Management tasks. Nutrition. Diseases. Fattening lambs. Wool. Breeds of goats. Managements and feeding of the goat herd.
Aligned to Unit Standard 116307 NQF Level 4 Credits 3
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1
Gain a very good understanding regarding the sheep breeds available to farmers in Southern Africa.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2
Understand and implement important aspects of sheep management such as breeding, selection and culling and other points of sheep management.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3
Understand and can implement the diﬀerent lambing systems.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4
Ensure the best care for lambs and rearing orphan lambs.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5
Understand the important management procedures with sheep from handling, dosing, injecting, hoof trimming, docking and castration.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6
Understand the importance of sheep nutrition and their feed requirements.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 7
Understand the diﬀerent diseases of sheep, how they aﬀect the sheep and the best ways to treat them.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 8
Introduction to the diﬀerent aspects of wool production.
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 9
Gain an understanding of goat breeds, goat milk, and mohair and meat production.