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Chicken keeping course for beginners

Animals

Chicken keeping course for beginners

Guidelines created with 
World Animal Protection
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Equipment, Drinks, Food
Hosted in
English
Animals

Chicken keeping course for beginners

Animals

Chicken keeping course for beginners

Guidelines created with 
World Animal Protection
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Equipment, Drinks, Food
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

We will take you through the types of chickens, from pure breeds to hybrids, large fowl to the small bantams. We explain what chickens need in terms of the living space, coop and run, nesting box and their dietary needs, feeding, what they need for the best eggs. Making sure the coop is fox proof and keeps the chickens healthy with the right perch sizes and nesting boxes for them to lay eggs. We explain the egg creation and laying process This helps people to understand the chickens needs. We then cover questions about healthcare and what to look out for when a chicken is unwell and how to help them get better. We provide hands on demonstrations in handling and wing trimming to prevent them getting over a 6ft fence. Our guests will leave with all the knowledge they need to become chicken keepers and have confidence with dealing with all aspects of the hobby.

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Your host

Paul

Paul

We run Charlottes Chickens and have been keeping chickens for over 12 years. We started Charlottes chIckens 11 years ago when we found it difficult to buy chickens in our local area, our daughter was 12 at the time, soon after a few years my wife, Sarah decided to run the business full time in between doing the school runs. I left my job after 30 years as a project manager and now help out with the courses and general gardening and coop maintenance. Besides selling chickens to families all over West London area we also provide chickens and advise to local schools and nursery’s in their educational programmes. We have a vast experience and have pulled all this together by providing an informative talk and hands on experience on chicken keeping for beginner to help others get into the hobby and have fresh eggs!

What's included

Food
We provide a savoury and sweet snack made with our fresh eggs. Usually a piece of quiche and a chocolate brownie, yum!
Drinks
We provide a drink with the snacks of tea, coffee and soft drinks.
Equipment
We provide a goodie bag containing useful information about the hobby.

Where you'll be

We spend the first hour inside going through the details described sharing our knowledge on all aspects of chicken keeping, we then have some refreshments with some savoury and sweet homemade delights made with our fresh eggs. The remaining time is spent outside in our garden on practical tasks handling and wing trimming as well as looking at the set up for coops, perches and nesting boxes and most importantly making sure the coop is fox proof.

Availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Tue, 22nd Oct    From 10:00 to 12:00.
£35 per person
9 of 10 spots left

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests aged 7 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

If you have any questions please let us know and we will do our best to answer them.
Paul
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Chicken keeping course for beginners
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