This is an introductory level workshop for anyone interested in pigs or contemplating free range production. Lee McCosker will spend the day with you discussing anything you need to know about keeping pigs outdoors.
Please note that there is another option for this weekend to choose the 2 day workshop. See events.
There will be a full day of discussion and pig handling demonstrations along with a farm tour to discuss issues such as fencing, water, housing, feeding, farrowing, land management and much more.
We will also cover legal requirements for owning and selling pigs and marketing options should you decide free range pig farming is for you.
Lunch will be provided and will feature pasture raised free range pork. Morning and afternoon tea also included. (let us know of any special dietary requirements well before the event)
A workshop notebook will be provided say you wont forget any of the important issues addressed on the day.
Cost: $295 per person (includes lunch) A discount applies for couples from the same family or organization and is available during registration.
Workshop Outline: workshop outline.pdf
The workshop will be held on farm in the village of Ebenezer near Windsor.
Accommodation in the area:
45 751603 $60 room 8minutes away.
Windsor Terrace Motel
45775999 $100 room 15minutes
only 2 rooms 5 Star $275 each 3minutes away
The Heritage is very budget style pub accommodation with nothing much else around in terms of restaurants etc Our pick would be Windsor Terrace Motel, its a little further away but within walking distance from restaurants and pubs in Windsor.
Registration is not confirmed until payment is received. All bookings must be paid for 7 days prior to the event to ensure your place.
Early cancellations will incur an administration fee of $50 per attendee.
Cancellations within 7 days of the event will incur a fee of 50% of the event cost per attendee.
Transfer to another event will not incur any cost.