Training

Profitable Boer Goat Farming training course

Boer Goat training day

The Boer Goat industry has an important role to play in the red meat sector of the agricultural sector. Economic realities dictate that only the most efficient and effective farmers will remain in business.

The demands on producers are intensifying and knowledge, skills and experience are the factors that will become increasingly important. Profitability is under pressure, parasite resistance is becoming more common, agricultural land is getting more expensive.  He needs all the information possible that will make his farming operation succeed over the long term.

An important Boer Goat Farming course

To satisfy this demand, Johan Steyn, owner of the well-known Patriot Boer Goat Stud in South Africa, has developed an intensive one-day Boer Goat Farming course aimed at addressing the needs of farmers.

The management course is presented in layman’s language. It draws on practical experience gained over more than 28 years of Boer Goat farming; experience and knowledge that is shared with farmers in the Boer Goat sector.Farmers looking to improve their profitability and sustainability will benefit greatly from the course.

Included in the course fee, students receive a training material pack (select either English or Afrikaans languages) containing a detailed training manual, the Boer Goat Treatment Procedures DVD and, on completion of the course, a professionally designed and printed certificate similar to these illustrated.

Lunch as well as tea and coffee is included in the course fee.

Profitable Boer Goat Farming Course: Dates and Venues 2021
The intensive one-day course will equip students with the essential skills they need to improve the profitability and sustainability of their farming operation. It is aimed at new and existing farmers who have a working knowledge of livestock farming and who are looking to improve their knowledge levels.

The course covers all aspects of Boer Goat farming and husbandry. It is presented five times annually while special courses for a minimum of 30 students can also be arranged on request.

Alle kursusmateriaal is ook in Afrikaans beskikbaar en kan kursusse uitsluitlik in Afrikaans aangebied word indien verlang.

Upon completion the student will be able to apply his newly gained knowledge to his own operation right away.

The following aspects are covered:

* Physiology of the Boer Goat
* The Economics of Livestock Farming
* Sustainability
* Goat health and Preventative medicine
* Feeding & Nutrition
* Planning the Production Cycle
* Managing the Kidding Season
DATES AND VENUES FOR 2021
DateTimeVenueRegistration
27 January 2021 - English08h30 for 09h00PotchefstroomRegister online
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21 April 2021 - Afrikaans08h30 vir 09h00PotchefstroomRegistreer aanlyn
22 April 2021 - English08h30 for 09h00PotchefstroomRegister online
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21 July 2021 - English08h30 for 09h00PotchefstroomRegister online
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20 October 2021 - English08h30 for 09h00PotchefstroomRegister online
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This is how to book
Making a BookingClick here for an online registration form.
Payment can be done by credit card, debit card, EFT using the PayFast button below or direct deposit. Please use your name as a reference. The payment advice with your email address or cell phone number and name as per your reference should emailed to us. We do not accept cheque payments. All courses must be booked and paid for at least 48 hours before the course.

CANCELLATIONS - IMPORTANTIf you reschedule your booking by email at least 48 hours before the course, no additional costs will be levied with your attendance at the rescheduled course. Cancellations received after this deadline and non-arrivals on the day of the course, will be carried forward once only to the next course at a cost of R500 per student (payable in advance) to cover costs incurred. Should you not attend this rescheduled course, your booking and payment in full is forfeited. The rescheduled course needs to be within 6 months of the original booking.

All refunds will incur a R300 admin and bank charges fee, irrespective.
Course feeThe Profitable Boer Goat Farming course costs R1900 per person. This includes your printed training manual, Boer Goat Management Procedures DVD, certificate, lunch and tea/coffee on the day of the course.

Once we have received your payment advice (please use your full name as a reference), we will confirm your booking via email and send you the address for Anderland Estate, roughly 12km outside Potchefstroom, where the course is presented.

* For cash deposits please add R100 bank costs
* For direct EFTs made from outside South Africa, please add R475 for forex and bank costs as charged by our bank.

Course bookings must be made at least 48 hours before the course to allow us time to finalise arrangments.

NO LATE PAYMENTS CAN BE ACCEPTED.
AccommodationPlease book accommodation directly with these suggested guesthouses if required:

* De Oude Melkstal, 061 527 9484, info@anderland.co.za
(±12km out of town at the same venue where course is presented)

* Cherry on Top Guesthouse 082 560 5874, cippotch@mweb.co.za
(in town)

* Rob’s Place 071 607 0099, robsplacepotchefstroom@gmail.com
(in town)
PayFast payment (use the same email address you used when registering as reference) Pay
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Bank Details for bank EFTs or cash depositsBankFirst National Bank
Account NameBoer Goats SA
Account Number62555841602
Branch Code210216
SWIFT CodeFIRNZAJJ