Short Courses

Introduction to Beef and Sheep Breeding

Melbourne Polytechnic's state-of-the-art farm in Yan Yean offers this fabulous short course - Introduction to Beef and Sheep Breeding, as a series of weekend workshops.

Course Code: SAH015

Fees: $255.00

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This course will give you the knowledge and skills to be able to establish your own Beef and Sheep Breeding program.

Topics include:

  • animal nutrition
  • herd health
  • mating requirements
  • bull selection
  • monitoring performance
  • breeding classes
  • cycle identification
  • bull introduction
  • managing cow nutrition during pregnancy and lactation
  • paddock selection for calving
  • husbandry procedures
  • record keeping

This course consists of the following unit of competency: AHCLSK4114A Supervise natural mating of livestock

Once you have completed your weekend workshops and the Nationally Recognised units of competency, you will have earnt credit towards attaining the Certificate III in Agriculture.

For any additional information, please contact a Short courses and Future Students on 03 9269 8615, or by email.

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.

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Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.