What you'll learn

  • Getting to know the basics

    Look at the practical considerations of owning goats: from breeds to the amount of land, type of shelter and fencing needed. How to get your CPH number, complete a movement licence and learn about the ear tagging rules.

  • Handling the goats

    Meet the goats and find out what breeds might best suit your requirements. Learn how to catch, handle, and understand goats.

  • Common health problems

    Learn how a healthy goat should behave and what the key signs are to look out for when they're off colour. Learn about the common illnesses like worms and lameness and how to prevent and treat them.

  • Q&A

    The course will finish with tea and cake and the opportunity to ask any further questions.


  • Brilliant day! Lots of really useful facts & information & hands on!

    Lesley & Mark
  • Great course, very informative & the refreshments were delicious!

  • Great time - I'm hooked.



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