Interested in tending a flock of your own? Imagine fresh eggs daily from your own backyard, a coop enlivening your landscape and chickens providing endless entertainment. Experience the wonders of caring for a flock in a limited space and decide if chickens are right for you.
In this class, we will discuss:
· Starting with chicks
· Caring for adult birds including what to feed them and how to keep them safe and healthy
· Coop requirements and other necessary supplies
· Managing your flock and ongoing maintenanceGo home equipped with the basic information you need to decide if keeping chickens is right for you and ready to get started.
This three hour class will be a combination of show-and-tell, lecture and a tour of a chicken coop. Please dress for the weather. To learn more about re-using chicken waste, take Composting 101.