1/09/2019 : Chicken Keeping Beginners
Chicken Keeping for Beginners course
This course is fun for all the family and will teach you everything you need to know to get started with keeping chickens, whether it be at home, at school or on an allotment.We will start with the basics covering the variety of breeds available in the UK, looking at both pure breeds as well as hybrids and ex-commercial hens. Next we will cover feed and housing options available plus day-to-day care and how to perform basic health checks for when choosing your chickens. Get hands on experience handling hens to give you confidence for when you get your own birds. This is an interactive course getting you involved and confident with poultry, feeding, housing and getting started on your chicken keeping journey. We will have The Poultry Handbook for sale at a discounted price. The morning will finish up with questions over tea and cake.
There may even be some of our free range eggs for sale at the end too. Attendees will go home with a goody bag containing a pen, keyring and course notes as well as various poultry leaflets, product samples and more.