Closed footwear - Hat - water bottle (1 litre) Sunscreen - Pencil & workbook (if completing a school or class activity)
As part of our community commitment we offer the opportunity to visit our working yabby farm
at no cost.
Parents welcome to attend.
Yabbies - What are they? - Boy or a girl? Importance in the food chain
- Habitat - Growth cycle - What do they eat - Keeping as pets & how to look after them at school or at home
Bio-security - why it is important.
Environmentally and Sustainable farming practices - why it is important for our future.
Farming methods - extensive - semi intensive - Intensive
Basic RAS (Recirculating Aquaculture Systems) - what is it and how does it work.
Yabby Farming Overview - from dam to dinner plate.
Harvesting - practical activity - student involvement.
Old fashion yabby fishing - practical activity - student involvement.
The more you know, the more you learn,
the more you learn, more places you'll go.
From basic to more detailed - farm tours are individually tailored to meet desired outcomes of each school.
Induction - Farm biosecurity & disinfection protocols on on arrival and departure are mandatory for all farm visitors.
Talk and Tour : 60 - 90 minutes
Including practical component, (Net Harvesting, Yabby Fishing)
2 - 3 hours.