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Learn to Rear Farm Animals for the Day

THINKING ABOUT KEEPING FARM ANIMALS? 

Just love farm animals and want to get up close? Enjoy a 'hands on' farm animal keeping day at an award winning small farm. A mix of learning and fun and chance to gain confidence to embark on a life with farm animals!

Features

  • Choose to Care for Dairy Goats, Sheep, Ponies or Cattle at a Family Owned Livestock Farm
  • Learn About Rare & Unusual Breeds
  • Includes Home Cooked Lunch & Being 'Hands On' with Your Favourite Farm Animals or a Mix of All

FULL DAY TAILORED TO YOU. ALL AGES

£15PP REDUCTION WHEN 2 TO 4 ATTENDEES       

What's Included

ALL ABOUT FARM ANIMALS!

DIFFERENT BREEDS TO SUIT YOUR PERSONALITY

The Basics of Keeping Animals, Housing, Food & Health

HOME COOKED LUNCH

RELAX & ENJOY THE BEAUTIFUL SETTING

Ask any Questions - the Day is Tailored to You

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW: 

FARROWING, WEANING & INJECTING

Regulations, Buying & Selling Animals

More Information

Specific details for each of the sections below are in the 'More Info' section for each location. Contact us if you'd like any help

DURATION: The timings can be flexible to suit you. If you choose to help with dairy goat milking, the day can run from 10am to 6pm.

AVAILABILITY: The course is normally run once or twice a month throughout the year. The content of the day may vary according to the time of year. Private events for 2 or more can be arranged separately at dates to suit.

WHO CAN DO THIS: Suitable for all age groups as the day is tailored to you. Family and junior days can be arranged with children age 4 and above.

BRING A FRIEND: Exclusive days can be arranged for up to 4 people with a reduction of £15pp when 2 to 4 people attend. Just enter the number of attendees below and any discount will be shown in the Cart.

ACCESSIBILITY: Please discuss your specific requirements when booking but the farm aims to support all physical and mental disabilities. Contact us if you'd like any help with this. Normally suitable for:

  • Hard of Hearing/Deaf 
  • Restricted - Arm (You would be able to participate but it may restrict certain activities, please call to discuss)
  • Restricted - Leg ( There is wheelchair access and disabled facilities at the farm)
  • Visually Impaired 

THE DAY INCLUDES: As the day is tailored around you it can cover all aspects of keeping goats, sheep, ponies, cattle or mixed livestock. The main areas would be:

  • Different breeds to suit different personalities, settings and uses.
  • Housing
  • Food and Health
  • Rearing & Care of Kids & Lambs
  • Regulations & Records
  • Milking Dairy Goats by Hand & Maxine Milking
  • Home produced and cooked lunch (please advise of any dietary requirements on booking)
  • Work Book to Take Home & Keep. 
  • Tagging & Vaccination Requirements
  • Buying & Selling Stock

Types of Farm Animals You Can Care For:

  • Dairy Goat breeds including British Saanen, British Toggenburg, British Alpine, Anglo Nubian and pygmy goats.
  • Dexter Cattle descended from the predominately black cattle of the early Celts. 
  • Traditional Shetland and Ryeland sheep who are excellent conservation grazers and foot-rot is practically non-existent.
  • Ponies - every shape, size and temperament!

WHAT TO WEAR & BRING: Wear comfortable clothing and suitable footwear such as wellies, suitable for both wet and dry conditions. We care for the animals in all weathers - you will get dirty! 

WEATHER: Suitable for all weathers!

CUSTOMER SERVICE: Your Humdinger Day starts here and we want to make sure you have a fantastic time from start to finish. Please contact us if you'd like help with the booking or any other aspects of the day.


ABOUT HUMDINGER DAYS

► For a short video introducing Humdinger Days and starting a Bucket List - click `INTRODUCING HUMDINGER DAYS'

► For a simple PDF on `How To Create A Bucket List' for yourself or as a gift - click `HOW TO CREATE A BUCKET LIST'

► For PRIVATE GROUPS such as FAMILY, STAG & HEN or CORPORATE - click `CORPORATE & GROUP EXPERIENCES

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Learn to Rear Farm Animals For The Day - Cambridgeshire

Just love farm animals and want to get up close? Enjoy a 'hands on' farm animal keeping day at an award winning small farm. A mix of learning and fun and chance to gain confidence to embark on a life with farm animals!

PE28 9NB

£115.00

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