Intro to Pastured Poultry Production with Richard Perkins

Join pioneering farmer and author of “Regenerative Agriculture” Richard Perkins for this in-depth 1-day online course on pastured poultry / table birds production from the comfort of your own home. Across four 90 minute interactive sessions on Thursday February 11th 2021, Richard will outline his methods for poultry production – including ample time for interaction and Q&A throughout the day.

This intensive online programme focuses on all aspects of designing, planning, installing and managing Pastured Laying flocks, Pastured Broilers and Turkeys.  Pastured poultry are an important consideration for small farmers. Easy to handle and scale, these pastured poultry can be fantastic gateway enterprises to get people started profitably in their farming operation.

NOTS are offering a once-off 50% funded rate for this online course – with three price points – €30 for the “course only” fee, €60 for the course + an electronic copy of Richard’s seminal book “Regenerative Agriculture” – and €90 for the course plus a full hardcover copy of the book delivered to your door.

  • When: Thursday February 11th, 2021
  • Where: Online / Distance Learning from the comfort of your own home / anywhere with an internet connection
  • What time: The course runs for 4 x 90 minute sessions:
    • Session 1: 9.00am – 10.30am
    • Session 2: 11.00am – 12.30pm
    • Session 3: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
    • Session 4: 4.00pm – 5.30pm
  • Cost: With NOTS 50% funding this programme, it is available (for Irish residents) at these great prices:
    • Course Rate: €30
    • Course + electronic copy of “Regenerative Agriculture” – €60
    • Course + physical copy of “Regenerative Agriculture” – €90

Course Content / Topics:

  • Why Pasture Raised?
  • Constructing field pens
  • Constructing a brooder
  • Feed regimes
  • Planning the enterprise
  • Working with the cash flow
  • Managing for health and wellbeing
  • Constructing a slaughter facility
  • Regulations and Legal aspects
  • Managing the slaughter process
  • Fencing and watering options
  • Predator considerations
  • Storing product
  • Sales and Marketing

In addition to this Poultry Production course, we are also running 1-day courses with Richard on Pastured Egg Production on January 28th, and a course on No-Dig Market Gardening on February 25th! This is an incredible opportunity to get 2021 off to a cracking start with one of the leading experts in the field.

Sign up now, or contact us at info@nots.ie for more information.

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