Spinning (14.30-17:00)

Spinning (14.30-17:00)

Try your hand at spinning fibre! The afternoon will start with a walk round the yard to look at some of the fibre animals, including the Angora goats, bred for their marvellous Mohair. You will see the raw fleece and learn about the cleaning process. You will then be taken into the workshop to card and prepare the fibre and then have a go at spinning for yourselves, firstly on a spindle and then on the spinning wheel. Enjoy the stunning views across the countryside whilst enjoying the inclusive tea and cake break. This is an off-site course in Pre-en-Pail, less than 10 minute drive from De La Terre. 

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Goat keeping - half day course (14:00-18:00)

Goat keeping - half day course (14:00-18:00)

This is an off-site course based in Desertines 53190 held by Tamsin, a specialist in Goat behaviour and Welfare. Learn the basics for starting with goats for home production, land management, or as pets. We will discuss what kind of goats would suit you best. You will learn about housing and enclosures, feeding, basic healthcare, handling, behaviour and legal requirements. You will have the opportunity to meet and pet the goats. There is also the option to learn about breeding and milking on request.

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