Sat, Feb 17|
Animal Management with Permaculture
This workshop covers the selection, management and role of poultry, bees, pigs, goats, sheep, rabbits and their integration into your urban & rural homestead.
Time & Location
Feb 17, 2018, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Limestone Permaculture, 846 The Bucketts Way, Stroud Road NSW 2415, Australia
About the Event
In Permaculture, animals are of the utmost importance for maintaining the balance on your Farm, Homstead & Garden ecosystem.
Learn how differing species relate to each other & to their surrounding environment, understand selection and management of different types of animals in a permaculture design.
This workshop covers the role of poultry, bees, pigs, goats & sheep and their integration into your farm & homestead garden.
Learn to utilise animals, whether you breed for food, friendship or income, they can earn their keep too and assist you in the garden, such as insect and weed control, naturally fertilise, act as property guards & recycle green waste.
We will discuss the benefits and difficulties of free range animal management and how to supply them feed from your garden.
• Functions for animals in a permaculture system
• Locating animals in a permaculture system
• Plant selection for livestock health (Fodder & Medicinal)
• Natural worming & lice control
• Animal water supply
• Animals for Garden Pest management
• Grass & Weed control
• Shelter for animals - natural & purpose built shelter
• Animal husbandry
• Raising & maintaing animals
• Use of animal manure
So whether you breed for food, friendship, function, income or a combination of all four, animals are vital to the farm & garden.
Course Cost: $195.00 per person
Session: 9am to 4pm (Sat)
Location: LIMESTONE FARM > 846 The Bucketts Way, STROUD ROAD. NSW 2415
Inclusions: USB - workshop notes for future reference
Catering: Farm Fresh, Seasonally Inspired Gourmet Vegetarian & Wheat free Morning Tea & Lunch set amongst a country backdrop with Organic Tea's, Coffee and healthy Pro-Biotic Punch throughout the day.
What to Wear: Full covered shoes (Gumboots if wet) / Your favourite Gardening Wear, Hat & Gloves
These workshops are a mix of classroom presentations, practical exercises & field discussions all on working a Permaculture Farm.
Permaculture Animal Management
846 The Bucketts way, STROUD ROAD. 2415 NSWA$195.00