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Sheep & Goats

Course Category: Animal Production
Price: R1,600.00 Incl. VAT
Sale Price: 800.00 Incl. VAT (50% OFF)

Course Covers:

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.

SKU: LG80003/7
Aligned to Unit Standard 116307 NQF Level 4 Credits 3

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Course Outcomes

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.

 

 

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