Livestock, Farm & Poultry Behaviour & Training

Results and success with animals you didn’t expect

The initial consultation takes anywhere up to 2 hours which will include advice and practical training, a full written behaviour report, management and training programs. Email and telephone support is available.

Contact for pricing.

Goat Training

  • Handling and husbandry behaviours: voluntary hoof trims, body handling, eye and ear medication application, stand for examination.
  • Recalls
  • Evacuation preparedness – emergency recall and trailer loading
  • Trailer loading or crate loading
  • Harness loading, walking on harness, walking with you. Voluntary walking in the show ring.
  • Agility and obstacles, tricks (shake, weave poles, target training, jumps, station, carry objects).
  • Problem solving aggression, fears and handling problems.

Training For Cattle

Typically suited for hobby farm cows, animal sanctuaries, small herds and show animals

  • Handling and husbandry behaviours: voluntary hoof trims, body handling, eye and ear medication application, stand for examination, grooming, injection and oral medication application low stress.
  • Recalls
  • Evacuation preparedness – emergency recall and trailer loading
  • Trailer loading or crate loading
  • Voluntary halter loading, walking on halter with you, voluntary show ring behaviours.
  • Agility and tricks – shake, back up, target & station training
  • Problem solving aggression, fears and handling problems

Alpaca & Llama Training

  • Handling and husbandry behaviours: voluntary hoof trims, body handling, eye and ear medication application, stand for examination.
  • Recalls
  • Evacuation preparedness – emergency recall and trailer loading
  • Trailer loading
  • Desensitisation to shearing equipment

Sheep Training

Typically suited for hobby farm cows, animal sanctuaries, small herds and show animals

  • Handling and husbandry behaviours: voluntary hoof trims, body handling, eye and ear medication application, stand for examination, grooming, injection and oral medication application low stress
  • Recalls
  • Evacuation preparedness – emergency recall and trailer loading
  • Trailer loading or crate loading
  • Voluntary halter/harness loading, walking on halter with you, voluntary show ring behaviours
  • Agility and tricks – shake, back up, target training, station training
  • Problem solving aggression, fears and handling problems

 

Chicken & Poultry Training

For ducks, chickens, turkeys, quail and guinea fowl

We are serious about their safety – be evacuation prepared.

  • Recall and crate loading – make sure they can recall in an emergency and load into carriers
  • Agility, obstacles and tricks – you can teach these behaviours for their mental enrichment and your skill building.
  • Harness training
  • Rooster aggression reduction (towards people)
  • Assistance in training for research – teaching hens tasks

Ask us about our chicken training workshops – for dog trainers, horse trainers, zoo trainers – to build your mechanical skills. We work with industry and university groups to run chicken training workshops – agriculture and ethics & welfare students may benefit. 

 

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