Up Coming Events

New Events (Allotments Pic)Allotments available throughout the year – plot size: 15ft x 30ft for £5.00 per week.

Allotments are enjoyed by the young and old, with many rented out for children at Oak Tree Farm. We believe it is important for children to be encouraged to enjoy healthy living and fresh air.

 

 

Farm Courses

Beginners Poultry Courses – 14 yrs to adult – 10am till 3pm
Please enquire for dates, bookings and availability.
Course will cover all you need to know to get yourself started with poultry. Feeding, care sheets, housing, breeds and rare breeds. Health checks, record keeping, egg production, incubation and fencing.
Course runs for 5 hours. Lunch will be included. £40.00 per person. 14 years to adult. Max on course will be 8 adults.

Children’s Poultry Courses – 7 to 14 yrs – 10am till 12pm – 2pm till 4pm
Please enquire for dates, bookings and availability.
Children’s course will be hands on with the poultry. Children will be shown how to feed, water, handle and acre for the chickens. They will collect eggs, weigh, grade and candle the eggs. Understand the chicken life cycle and care for day old chicks. We will adapt the course suitable for the age group of that course. Drinks and snacks will be included £20.00 per person. 4 children max on each course

Starting with Pigs Courses – 14 yrs to adult – 10am till 3pm
Please enquire for dates, bookings and availability.
The course covers: feeding, care sheets, housing and fencing, transportation and movement papers. Along with ear tagging and slaughter costs, cuts, record keeping and health care. Lunch will be included: £40.00 per person. Max 8 on each course.

Small Holding Course
Please enquire for dates, bookings and availability.
The course is intended for people starting up on a piece of land or thinking of buying some land for their small holding. We have plenty of advise to give on living off grid and self sufficiency. The course will cover:
1. Livestock, poultry and game birds, tractors and implements, fencing, practical layout plan and growing your own vegetables.
2. Solar panel and wind turbine energy.
3. Rules and regulations on defra, animal health, slaughter, environment health and planning issues.
Lunch will be provided and you will have plenty of opportunity to chat with others on the course over lunch. £40.00 per person. Max 6 on each course.

Other Courses Available:
Goats for Beginners, Ducks and Geese for Beginners and Game Birds for Beginners.