Keeping Healthy Hens: Handling, Health care and Nutrition (April 5th, repeated September 13th)
This halfday workshop is offered twice in 2020: Sunday, April 5th, repeated on September 13th.
TIME: 9.15am to 1.15pm, April 5th,2020
COST $125 per person (tea, coffee, &cake provided)
WHERE: Braidwood, NSW
This course is suitable for anyone who is currently keeping chickens and would like to know a bit more, or for anyone who is thinking about keeping backyard chooks. The workshop focuses on how to care for, feed and manage backyard chickens, so that you can raise your poultry to the highest welfare standards and ensure you get the most nutritious and delicious eggs in return.
This workshop will teach you how to correctly handle poultry, understand poultry behaviour; manage basic care – hygiene, housing and feeding; and administer basic health care. It will help you recognise common injuries and illnesses experienced by chickens and how to provide basic first aid.