Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome

    • A message from your instructor, Sez

    • How to use this course

    • Please answer a few quick questions to help us help you

    • Talk like a farmer

  • 2

    Module 1 - Getting started

    • First things first

    • Legal responsibilities

    • What do you need to provide?

    • What's the plan?

    • Buying your goats

    • What do you know?

    • Goats M1 - Coursebook

  • 3

    Module 2 - Set up for success

    • Paddocks & fencing

    • Yards

    • Shelter & shade

    • Equipment

    • How's your setup?

    • Goats M2 - Coursebook

  • 4

    Module 3 - Nutrition

    • Welcome to nutrition!

    • Ruminants

    • Building blocks

    • Practical feeding

    • Feeding kids

    • Let's talk nutrition

    • Goats M3 - Coursebook

  • 5

    Module 4 - Behaviour

    • Welcome to the goat's world

    • Goat senses

    • What's normal

    • Social cues

    • Handling goats

    • goats m4 tipping

    • Making friends

    • Do you know...?

    • Goats M4 - Coursebook

  • 6

    Module 5 - Husbandry

    • Day to day husbandy

    • Examining your goat

    • Body condition scoring (BCS)

    • Looking after kids

    • Worms & drenching

    • Fleece

    • Hoof care

    • When to get the vet

    • Were you paying attention?

    • Goats M5 - Coursebook

  • 7

    Module 6 - Production

    • All about production

    • Meat and homekill

    • Selling to the works

    • Milk

    • Fibre

    • Thanks!

    • All about production

    • Goats M6 - Coursebook

  • 8

    Extras

    • Crutching - this is sheep but the same for goats

    • Hoof trimming - again sheep but exactly the same for goats

    • Before you go please let us know how we did

    • Goat kids being adorable

Everything you need

  • Video lessons

    Join Sez the vet as she shares with you advice and tips about all aspects of farming goats on a lifestyle block in New Zealand.

  • Coursebooks

    Each module comes with a downloadable coursebook - no need to take notes!

  • Extras

    We have helpful handouts, fun quizzes and some cool videos to share too!

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Fast track your sheep farming know-how.