1/09/2019 : Getting More Keeping Chickens
Getting More from Keeping Chickens course
This half day session is for more experienced keepers of chickens to learn more in detail about anatomy, physiology and common diseases of poultry. We will cover the healthy hen and how to a perform health check, breeding and incubation, rehoming ex-commercial birds and introducing new birds to your flock. After this we will move on to treating common ailments and parasite control. We will discuss some commonly used supplements, treating basic injuries and more importantly what to look out for when you will need to visit the vets. The course will take a more scientific route including discussing dissections so is aimed at adults, though mature children with a genuine interest in poultry are welcome. The morning will finish off with a Q&A session over refreshments guided by attendees to seek advice and share experiences.
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.