Tedfold Cottage Farm
Tedfold Cottage Farm provides livestock training courses in groups, individually or corporately, specialising in novice pig-keeping and intermediate pig-handling courses.
All courses are fully inclusive and include maximum hands-on time with the pigs, lunch and / or all refreshments, course specific manuals and ongoing after support.
Other species including sheep and chickens can be incorporated on privately booked courses.
The one-day pig-keeping course for novices and enthusiasts is split about 50:50 between indoor discussion and outdoor hands-on experience, and includes an introduction to stick-and-boarding.
There is also a half-day intermediate course for those who wish to broaden their experience.
Other courses include:
- keeping your herd healthy
- rules and regulations
- purchasing stock
- identifying pedigree and non-pedigree animals
- handling and training pigs
- marketing and advertising your excess stock
- when the time comes … (abbatoirs, butchers, etc)