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Beginning your Chicken Keeping

Beginning Your Chicken Keeping

         
 

A Morning Course 

  The Basics of Chicken Keeping  
       

 

Discussing chicken keeping. Learn about the pleasures and perils of keeping hens in your garden, their suitability as pets and the joys of having your own fresh free-range eggs.

A follow-on course is held in the afternoon, covering caring for your chickens

   
         
         
         

 

Course Programme:
3 hours, 9.30am - 12.30pm

 

What To Expect:

 
 

 

1. All About Chickens
An introduction, background and characteristics

2. Getting Started - Choosing Your Chickens
A hen or cockerel, breeds of chicken, size, looks and eggs

3. Getting Started - Your Set Up
Housing and equipment, run space, flooring and bedding

4. Caring For Your Hens
Feed, routine care, daily feed requirements and treats


Why not book on our afternoon caring for your chickens course ?

 

An informal morning spent with others interested in chicken keeping.
Our courses are limited to small groups and you will gain a wealth of information from a highly experienced chicken keeper. There is also a chance to see a sample of the different housing, hens and equipment available, and you will receive a useful pack of course notes to take away.

Refreshments will be provided, including tea, coffee and homemade cake.  

Parking is available at the entrance to our farm and our training room is just a short walk down our track.

What To Bring:

Just bring yourself, confirmation of your booking, a notebook and any questions you may have.

If you are staying for the afternoon course please bring a packed lunch.

 
         
         
 

Cancellation Policy:

To ensure all attendees get the best experience from their training we only run our courses in small groups. 

We therefore have to operate with a strict cancellation policy:  Refunds or booking transfers are not given for cancellations made within 2 weeks of the course.  If a cancellation is made with more than 2 weeks notice but within 6 weeks of the course date then we will try to re-sell your tickets if we are successful then a refund will be issued for the full amount less a £10 administration fee.  If a cancellation is made with more than 6 weeks notice then a full refund will be issued.

 

Course Tutors:  

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An introduction to each of our tutors

 

 


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