Organization Name: The Horticultural Correspondence
Organic Livestock Farming
Training language: English
Duration: Up to 18 months
program: The course covers such subjects as converting a farm to organic
production, the importance of soil, manurial and rotational systems within the
farm environment. The study programme helps the student to see the importance
of the health of organic farm animals, looking at the principles of disease
prevention and control measures in cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry. The use of
Homoeopathy as well as consumer's requirements and the selling of organic
produce are also considered.
Record keeping in organic systems,
the two ways of converting a farm.
The importance of manure. The benefit
of organic livestock and grazing.
Feeding organic stock. Keeping
records of feeds, diets, minerals and vitamin.
Animal's resistance to disease, the
use of Homoeopathy, controlling disease.
Consumer's needs, labelling organic
food, selling the product. Marketing.
Contact details: You can subscribe online on their website