This course is designed for property owners wishing to learn a range of practical tasks associated with the handling, breeding and caring for cattle on the farm.
Provide information to new farm holders on the basics of caring, feeding and the handling of cattle , drenching, vaccinating etc. Provide some skills in understanding the market, breeding and selection of cattle. General husbandry operations, NLIS. Advise on yard designs.
- ability at a basic level to assess cattle, understand breeding and their traits and marketing requirements
- routine cattle care and disease issues, feeding, drenching, vaccinating, NLIS etc
- handle cattle on property and in yards, avoiding and recognising stress
- knowledge of various yard designs
Units Of Study:
This course has been mapped to the national unit of competency: AHCLSK205 - Handle livestock using basic techniques.