Introduction to Keeping Chickens Course

This informative, and practical, short-course covers everything you need to know to become a happy hen keeper with happy hens!  We will cover all aspects of small-flock keeping including:

  • Laws and Livestock
  • Biosecurity
  • Housing and Fencing
  • Predator Protection
  • Feeds and Feeding
  • Chicken Health and First Aid
  • Catching and Handling Chickens
  • Lifecycle of chickens – what age is right for you?
  • Chicken breeds – which are right for you?
  • Storing eggs safely
  • Selling eggs – The Farm Gate Law

Our courses all year around and last for approximately two and a half hours. Those who attend receive tea, coffee and cake!

£30 per person

£50 per couple

£2.50 per child (under 18)

Course Dates 2017:

Courses are arranged by appointment only, for bio-security reasons. Contact Sally to discuss courses and to book your place!  Tel:  07798652178 Email: