Weekend lambing courses - £225 per person includes 2 nights B&B* accommodation
* breakfast hamper provided (minimum 2 people)

Course dates
24 – 26 February 2017  - Fully booked
3 – 5 March 2017           – Availability
10 – 12 March 2017       – Availability
17 – 19 March 2017       – Fully booked

Ever thought of keeping sheep or perhaps you’d  just like a complete break from your normal job and fancy being a Shepherd for a weekend?

Our weekend lambing courses combine a relaxing weekend break on the edge of Dartmoor in Devon with a hands-on workshop and chance to learn more about keeping sheep and lambing

The weekend includes;

2 nights self-catering accommodation at the Retreat, Waytown

Breakfast hamper included for both mornings as well as a light lunch and refreshments

Time to explore the delights of Devon and Cornwall

The lambing course will cover the following;

  • Care of the ewe in late pregnancy
  • Feeding requirements
  • Signs of impending birth
  • A normal lambing
  • Importance of colostrum
  • Malpresentations
  • Fostering
  • Feeding orphan lambs
  • Tailing and castrating
  • Tagging (and regulations)
  • Common ailments
  • Vaccinations
  • Parasite control

To find out more about these weekend lambing courses or to book a place contact Helen on 07816 514667 or email Helen@westcountrydream.co.uk