Basic Chicken Keeping

Have you been thinking about keeping chickens?
Not sure where or how to start?
Want to know more?

Course Contents:

  • Why keep chickens?
  • Breeds of Chickens
  • Housing - types available
  • Feeders / Drinkers - what to look for and what to avoid
  • Feeding your birds
  • Chicken food and leftovers from the kitchen – what you can and can't feed
  • Daily routine
  • Cleaning the coop
  • What you do when you go away
  • Settling them into their new home
  • Introducing new chickens
  • Wing clipping
  • Broody hens
  • Observation of looks and behaviour of chickens
  • Handling your hens
  • Picking up your chicken
  • Checking to see if a chicken is in lay
  • Moulting
  • Treating injuries
  • Common Health Supplements
  • Questions & Answers session

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