Beef Cattle

ACS Distance Education
Duration: 100 hours
Qualification: Statement of Attainment


The beef cattle course offers knowledge into the key principles of intensive and extensive beef cattle production systems, herd management, breeding, nutrition and health and disease management.

This popular course gives students the opportunity to learn the principles of beef cattle management, breeding and  production. While no one course can be expected to deal in comprehensive detail with all aspects of the beef industry, this course provides a detailed overview of the necessary subject matter for students who are already in the industry or those who are new to the industry. Elements such as nutrition, production, reproduction, and disease recognition, control and treatment, are dealt with in detail.

Course Aim:

It is aimed at helping people gain the foundation knowledge to start their own beef cattle enterprise or to expand the theory knowledge of an existing beef cattle producer.

Make informed decisions about the management requirements of beef cattle. On completion of this course you should be able to understand and explain the principles and practices of beef cattle husbandry and management.

This course give you the sound fundamental knowledge needed to confidentially work with beef cattle and understand the various breeds suited to your region – it will benefit:

  • Farmers
  • Cattle breeders
  • Stock agents
  • Those wanting to work in the field
  • Those working in the field wanting to improve their career prospects or better run their farms
  • Hobby farmers
  • Those looking to try out a single unit and then work towards a qualification

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Online Course: Yes
Funding Available: No

Key Details:

Location : This is an online course
Contact Phone : 07 5562 1088
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