A full day course on farmed deer health and handling is taking place on Saturday 2 March at Cassafuir Fam, Blair Hoyle, Port of Menteith, Stirlingshire FK8 3LF courtesy of Jamie and Natalie Hammond.
The course is being run jointly by the British Deer Farms and Parks Association (BDFPA) and the Venison Advisory Service (VAS), and led by Alan Sneddon, VAS and Gareth Boyes, Millbank Venison.
This is the first time such a comprehensive course for deer farmers will have run in Scotland. The course runs from 9.00am to 6.00pm and is limited to 12 attendees only. Costs are £200 for BDFPA members and £250 for non-members with refreshments and lunch included.
Places should be booked directly with BDFPA at www.bdfpa.org/training-courses