Hand Rearing Young Livestock Webinar Recording On-Demand

Hand Rearing Young Livestock Webinar Recording

How to feed & care for calves, lambs & goat kids

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Hand Rearing Young Livestock Webinar Recording

Want to learn more about hand rearing calves, lambs and  goat kids? 

RSPCA Victoria's upcoming webinar "Hand Rearing Young Livestock" will explore the shelter and housing needs for pre-weaned livestock, species-specific feeding plans and methods, as well as practical considerations to consider when caring for young livestock. 

This webinar is designed for individuals interested in hand rearing pre-weaned livestock, who are currently breeding livestock or looking to in the future. It's also ideal for those purchasing pre-weaned animals or may have these animals in their care,  such as foster, rescue groups and veterinary teams. 

There will an opportunity to ask questions from the audience, so come with your questions ready!

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What you will learn

  • How to set up space/pen for young livestock. Learn what equipment and resources are required when looking after baby animals.
  • How to prepare a milk feed using good hygiene techniques, using calf milk replacer powder.

What you will get

  • A recorded webinar

What to bring

  • Pen and paper

Appropriate for

Individuals who are interested in hand rearing lambs, kids, calfs and other baby animals.

RSPCA Victoria

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Want to improve your animal skills? Looking for quality teaching by industry experts? Want real skills and training?

Whether you’re a pet owner or thinking of a career in animal care, RSPCA Victoria has a short course to extend your animal skills and understanding.

Designed to develop new skills for anyone dealing with animals; RSPCA short courses provide valuable access to industry experts and utilise quality resources and trainers in an informative and hands-on environment.

As the trusted name in animal welfare in Victoria, we understand what animals need, and what works and what doesn’t – and are keen to share our practical knowledge and skills with you through.


Gain professional skills. Learn about your pet. Or both!

Programs are tailored for those wanting to enter the animal industry or improve their skills within this field, as well as helping people to increase their skills with their own pets.

Hands-on experience is essential to understanding animals so you will have the chance to meet and work with – animals from our education team – as well as learn from industry experts and qualified trainers.

And of course, profits raised go towards supporting animal welfare projects. You’re helping animals while you learn to… help animals!

So book your course with us today.


About RSPCA Victoria

We are a non-government, community based charity that works to prevent cruelty to animals by actively promoting their care and protection. RSPCA Victoria was established in Melbourne in 1871. Since this time, the RSPCA has become Australia's leading animal welfare charity.

Our community services include work in education, advocacy, animal care and protection. In Victoria, we operate nine animal Adoption Care Centres and one community pet care centre, providing refuge and care to more than 20,000 animals every year. 

As a not-for-profit organisation, we rely on community support to care for 'all creatures great and small'.  More than 90% of our funding is due to the generous support of the Victorian community.

For further information, visit www.rspcavic.org 

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5.0 (1 review)
Nguyen Syrated it
27 May 2024
It is such a great course with a lot of information about rearing livestock. A must watch if you are interested in the topic and / or working in the regarding industry.

Cancellations & Refunds

If the organiser cancels the class:

You are entitled to a full refund.

If you can't attend the class:

  • A refund can be requested 7 days before class starts. Free of charge.
  • A transfer can be requested 7 days before the class starts. Free of charge.
  • A credit note can be requested 7 days before the class starts. Free of charge.

No changes will be allowed after these times.

We recommend the refund upgrade option upon checkout in case you’re not able to attend the class. Learn more about refund upgrade option.

Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions - Face to Face courses

  • Program activities are conducted by RSPCA Victoria Education Officers and staff. RSPCA Victoria reserves the right to alter activities or cease programs should staff and participant safety be compromised.
  • For safety reasons, participants must wear appropriate clothing and closed-in shoes. 
  • RSPCA Victoria reserves the right to cancel the class should minimum numbers not be met.  A full refund will apply in these circumstances. 


Participants may be involved in a range of hands-on activities during training. While the RSPCA takes all reasonable precautions to ensure the safety of participants, all participants engage with these activities at their own risk.

By enrolling in these programs you acknowledge that you understand this disclaimer and release RSPCA (Victoria) and its employees, agents, volunteers and contractors from any liability whatsoever, to the extent permitted by law.

Terms and Conditions - Online On Demand Courses

The above does not apply. Please contact education@rspcavic.org.au for assistance. 

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