About the course

A series of evening lectures and discussions for anyone interested in livestock and crop production or are thinking about establishing a smallholding. Topics will be geared to the interests of the people attending and typically include:

  • Small scale pig production
  • Soils and drainage
  • Grassland management
  • Poultry keeping
  • Small scale sheep keeping
  • Calf rearing
  • Fencing and hedges (usually on a Saturday morning)
  • Organic vegetable production
  • Dealing with paperwork


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Candidate Quote

"Enjoyed the course, especially practical, hands-on experience, very knowledgeable and passionate about their subjects"

AM - Leyland, Lancashire

Animal Studies

Britain is well regarded as a nation of animal lovers, from companion pets to large animal collections. This has resulted in a multi-million pound industry, ranging from well known national pet feed companies to pet stores, catteries and kennels and numerous other businesses providing for the needs of animals.

If you care about animals and have a deep interest in their health and wellbeing, Myerscough provides an excellent opportunity for you to further your studies. You'll develop a range of skills and have the opportunity to care for a range of animals including dogs, cats, rabbits and ferrets, farm animals, reptiles and amphibians and a range of invertebrates.