Animals - Integrated Production Systems - PDC Module I Byron Community College

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Animals - Integrated Production Systems - PDC Module I

Animals - Integrated Production Systems - PDC Module I

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Learn how to incorporate animals into the design of your garden or food production system to increase its overall abundance, simplify management and optimise the health and productivity of your chickens, cows and other animals. This workshop includes a field trip exploring local animal production systems where we can experience successful integrative animal systems that can be implemented at various scales from the backyard to commercial.

Topics covered include:

  • Integration not Segregation
  • Role and Importance of Animals in Permaculture
  • Overview of Common domestic animals and wildlife
  • Choosing Breeds
  • Reviving and preserving heritage utility breeds
  • Animal Welfare and Care

Permaculture Design Course

This course module is one of 14 which make up the internationally renowned Permaculture Design Course (PDC).

You are welcome to attend just this module to learn the skills outlined above (without doing the other modules), but if you wish to gain the Permaculture Design Certificate you must complete all modules within a 12 mth timeframe and satisfactorily complete an Individual Permaculture Design Project.

Past Student Feedback

“ The course was great. The best thing is being able to connect theory and practise and see in the garden how the systems work.” Flavia Renata Assuncal

“Great amount of material for a 1 day course.” Brad Green

“Very good information regarding the connection and working with animals.” Ivan Johnny Ripic

What to bring

  • Notepad and pen
  • Lunch and refreshments

Important information

Once your enrolment is completed you will receive a confirmation email. This email will be your receipt and inform you of the dates, time and venue of your course, it will also let you know of anything you need to take to class with you. Please make sure that you give us a valid email address and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

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We keep our class sizes small so that you get a better experience. Avoid disappointment, enrol early!

Want to get a group together to do a course or workshop at a time that suits you? We can arrange an exculsive workshop or course for you(min 8 students or more) Contact us at or call 02 6684 3374 for more details.