Fencing – Where and How for Small Farms
Saturday 5 August 2017 10.00am-3.30pm, Rossi (address provided on booking)
Designing and building fences to help manage land requires a diverse range of skills and knowledge. At this workshop you will learn the basics of fencing including the types of fences to use for livestock, fencing for wildlife, understanding land capability and fence repairs. This is a practical field day with a fencing demonstration, discussion and opportunity to try fencing techniques. All equipment, morning tea and lunch are provided. The cost is $ 25.00 (plus booking fee) and spaces are limited to 25.
Lamb Marking and Practical Sheep Skills Field Day
Friday 8 September 2017 9.30 am-1.00pm Tarago (address provided on booking)
This is an opportunity to get hands on practical advice on managing your flock. The topics covered will include lamb marking, weaning, ewe management after weaning, mothering up and vaccinations for your sheep. The management requirements for different breeds of sheep will also be considered. Our guest speakers are Matt Lieschke, Senior Land Services Officer – Livestock and Bill Johnson, District Veterinarian from South East Local Land Services. Equipment and morning tea provided. The cost is $20.00 (plus booking fee).
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Upcoming events for 2017 include: Working with Weeds 2.