Livestock Courses

Animals in transit Lantra training and assessment is offered for the transportation of all livestock.

Considerate Handling of Animals in Markets
This course has been dropped by Lantra.  However, we believe it still has a high value and will continue to make it available when required. Sadly it will not carry Lantra accreditation.

Sheep

  • Lambing Techniques
  • *Lamb Post Mortem and Resuscitation — Liason with Your Vet
  • Lamb Hypothermia
  • *Maintaining Health in Recently Lambed Ewes
  • *Maintaining Health in Lambs
  • *Lameness in Sheep
  • *Footparing and Use of a Footbath
  • *Condition Scoring of Breeding Sheep
  • *Assessing the Breeding Fitness of Rams
  • *Sheepdog Handling
  • Shearing (from novice [Blue Seal] to Advanced [Gold Seal])
  • *Preparing for Show / Sale
  • *Rationing

* These courses have been dropped by Lantra.  However, we believe that they have a high value and will continue to make them available when required. Sadly, they will not carry Lantra accreditation.

Pets

  • *Pet Care and Nutrition

* This course has been dropped by Lantra.  However, we believe it still has a high value and will continue to make it available when required. Sadly it will not carry Lantra accreditation.

Pigs

  • Planning Your Business
  • Monitoring for Maximum Output
  • Improving Pig Herd Health
  • Targeting for Profitability
  • Reducing Pig Mortality
  • Overcoming Farrowing Problems
  • Reducing Piglet Mortality
  • Care of Boars & Effective Service
  • Establishing the Successful Outdoor Herd
  • Maximising Reproductive Performance
  • Managing the In-Pig Paddock
  • Improving Farrowing Performance
  • Introducing Replacements

None of the above Pig enterprise training courses are now sanctioned by Lantra, – partly due to possible hygiene problems. We shall, however, continue to offer support to those wishing to gain in knowledge in this area  – training and support will be offered on an informal basis when required.

The only Pig course still available carrying  Lantra accreditation is Preparing for IPPC Regulations.

Cattle

  • *A.I.
  • *Calving
  • *Calf Feeding (Birth to Weaning)
  • *Calf Housing (Birth to 3 months)
  • *Calf Health
  • Cattle Hoof Trimming
  • *Complying with Cattle Tracing
  • *Condition Scoring
  • Developing a Dairy Herd Health Programme
  • *Foot Care
  • *Getting Cows in Calf
  • *Improving Conception Rates
  • *Improving Oestrus Detection
  • Managing Mastitis Control
  • *Maximising Output Through Effective Stockmanship
  • Meeting the Demands for Milk Hygiene
  • Milking Machine Maintenance and Efficiency
  • *Preparation for Calving
  • *Preparing for Show / Sale
  • *Rationing

* These courses have been dropped by Lantra.  However,  we believe that they are highly valued and shall continue to make them available when required. Sadly,  they will not carry Lantra accreditation.

Broiler Breeding – a complete guide:

  • Part One : Monitoring Performance and Controlling the Environment
  • Part Two : Managing Breeding Stock
  • Part Three : Flock Health
  • Part Four : Welfare, Case Studies and Unit Appraisal

Welfare

Considerate Catching & Transport of Poultry for Slaughter

  1. Background
  2. Transport
  3. Handling

None of the above Poultry enterprise training courses are now sanctioned by Lantra. We shall, however, continue to offer support to those wishing to gain in knowledge in this area  – training and support will be offered on an informal basis when required.

The only Poultry course still available carrying  Lantra accreditation is Preparing for IPPC Regulations.

Level 2 Game Meat Hygiene Course & Test

Sheep

  • Dipping

Livestock

  • Veterinary Medicines