Chicken Keeping Courses

Omlet provides access to training courses all over the country. Run by our customers, you can learn first hand how to keep Chickens, become a Beekeeper or one of many other fantastic skills. Search the map below to find a course near you.

Available Chicken Keeping

Keeping Chickens as Pets Hosted by Margaret Manchester

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Date: Sun 24 Sep 2017

Time: 10:00 am - 13:00 pm

Keeping chickens is a very popular and enjoyable hobby, with the added bonus of lovely fresh eggs! This course is designed to teach beginners all they need to know about keeping chickens. There will be hands-on experience of handling and inspecting chickens and plenty of opportunities to ask questions.

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Hen Party For Beginners Hosted by Lisanne McEvoy

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Date: Sun 08 Oct 2017

Time: 13:00 pm - 16:00 pm

All you need to know about keeping chickens but were too afraid to ask!  This is a fun, informal 3 hour course packed with advice aimed at those just starting out, considering taking the plunge or just interested.  You will get to meet our hens, see the Classic Eglu AND Eglu Cube and learn how to care for chickens.  This is all done in a normal garden in a modern estate in north Manchester, so book your place to see how you can make chicken keeping work in your own home.

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Introduction to Chicken Keeping Hosted by Cheryl Arvidson

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Date: Sat 14 Oct 2017

Time: 09:30 am - 12:30 pm

This is an introductory session for people who are thinking about keeping chickens. It is divided between theoretical and practical learning, including a look at the different breeds and housing we have and the chance to handle our birds. We currently have a pen of Barnevelders, Pekin bantams and Barbu d'Anvers bantams.

A second adult from the same family is £30 and children (5 to 16) are £5, both BY ARRANGEMENT, please. Payment for these places can be made on the day. More Info & Booking


Hen Party for beginners Hosted by Marie Doherty

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Date: Sat 14 Oct 2017

Time: 11:00 am - 13:00 pm

The course gives an introduction to keeping chickens and is suitable for beginners . It covers all you need to know to get started with your own chickens and an insight to the delights of these gorgeous creatures and the fun they bring to your family . It is held in my garden, so bring your raincoat and wellies just in case. I also offer exclusive family courses by arrangement. My flock include Sussex, Marans, Orpingtons, legbars and mixed hybrids.

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Family Feathers and Fun! Hosted by Sara Ward

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Date: Sat 14 Oct 2017

Time: 14:00 pm - 16:00 pm

An afternoon for the whole family in the garden at Hen Corner… You will be welcomed with home made refreshments and introduced to the joys of keeping chickens!

Price: £45.00 per adult (includes up to two children per adult)

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Hens For Everyone Hosted by Claire & Steve Peach

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Date: Sun 22 Oct 2017

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come along and 'Hug a Hen' at our new Hens HQ. Learn everything you need o know to have your hens at home lots of hands on experience with a variety of hens and houses. Followed up with tea and cake! You will also take home a 'Chooky Bag' full of course notes, free samples and vouchers. More Info & Booking

From Hatch to Despatch Hosted by Cheryl Arvidson

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Date: Sat 28 Oct 2017

Time: 09:30 am - 12:30 pm

  • Hatching with a broody or an incubator. Selecting parent stock and eggs, humidity, egg-turning and candling.
  • Brooding - Care of chicks. Bedding, heat sources, feed.
  • Bringing 'growers' on. How fast do they grow, when do the pullets start to lay and when are the cockerels ready for despatch?
  • Despatching - How to despatch adolescent fowl using the 'broomstick method' and younger ones using despatching pliers.

 

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Introduction to Chicken Keeping Hosted by Cheryl Arvidson

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Date: Sat 11 Nov 2017

Time: 09:30 am - 12:30 pm

This is an introductory session for people who are thinking about keeping chickens. It is divided between theoretical and practical learning, including a look at the different breeds and housing we have and the chance to handle our birds. We currently have a pen of Barnevelders, Pekin bantams and Barbu d'Anvers bantams.

A second adult from the same family is £30 and children (5 to 16) are £5, both BY ARRANGEMENT, please. Payment for these places can be made on the day. More Info & Booking


Keeping Chickens as Pets Hosted by Margaret Manchester

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Date: Sun 12 Nov 2017

Time: 10:00 am - 13:00 pm

Keeping chickens is a very popular and enjoyable hobby, with the added bonus of lovely fresh eggs! This course is designed to teach beginners all they need to know about keeping chickens. There will be hands-on experience of handling and inspecting chickens and plenty of opportunities to ask questions.

More Info & Booking

Hens For Everyone Hosted by Claire & Steve Peach

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Date: Sun 19 Nov 2017

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come along and 'Hug a Hen' at our new Hens HQ. Learn everything you need o know to have your hens at home lots of hands on experience with a variety of hens and houses. Followed up with tea and cake! You will also take home a 'Chooky Bag' full of course notes, free samples and vouchers. More Info & Booking

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