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Sheep for Beginners

Spend the day with Humble by Nature farmer and sheep expert Tim Stephens
26th September 2020


Description

Come on the Humble by Nature Sheep for Beginners course and learn how to keep sheep.

Spend the day with Humble by Nature farmer and sheep expert Tim Stephens and learn:

  • Which breeds of sheep to choose.
  • How much land you’ll need and how to prepare your fields for the arrival of sheep.
  • Handling and basic healthcare, including dealing with fly strike and trimming feet.
  • How to register your land, get a flock number and the paperwork involved.

This course is very practical with plenty of hands-on experience with our sheep in our smallholder paddocks and animal barns.

Tim has decades of specialist experience of farming sheep. He looks after a large mixed commercial flock on the farm as well as our Rare Breed Jacobs, Badger Face, Dorset Horn and Blue Face Leicesters.

Fee: £115

  • Sun 19th April 2020
  • Sun 28th June 2020
  • Sat 26th September 2020

Features

  • Rural Skills
  • Workshop

Location

Address
Getting started with animals at Humble by Nature
Upper Meend Farm
Penallt
Monmouth
Monmouthshire
NP25 4RP
01600 714595

O/S Ref: SO 507089

Directions

Humble by Nature is based just outside of Monmouth in the Wye Valley. Easily accessible, situated close to the M4, M5 and M50.

Enter your start address:

  • Monmouth

Venue


Getting started with animals at Humble by Nature

If you’re thinking about getting animals or just want to experience a day on the farm then this the place to go!

Attraction in or near Monmouth