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

Hen Party for beginners Hosted by Marie Doherty

Price: £25.00

Date: Wed 10 Feb 2016

Time: 12:00 pm - 14:00 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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Introduction to Chicken Keeping Hosted by Cheryl Arvidson

Price: £46.00

Date: Sat 13 Feb 2016

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.

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

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Chickens for Beginners Course - 2 PLACES ONLY. SMALL COURSE Hosted by Samantha Bowles

Price: £40.00

Date: Fri 19 Feb 2016

Time: 11:00 am - 13:30 pm

On this course you can learn all the basics of chicken care including choosing chickens and housing, cleaning, feeding, supplements, routines, handling, health and wellbeing, introduction of new chickens to others, protection from predators, chicken personalities and some Do's and Don'ts - amongst other information!  Together with a question and answer session and tea, coffee and homemade cake.  Ongoing information will be available after the course.

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Hen Party For Beginners Hosted by Jodie & Nigel

Price: £15.00

Date: Sat 20 Feb 2016

Time: 11:30 am - 12:45 pm

Chicken keeping guide to suit all beginners More Info & Booking

Chicken Keeping for Beginners Hosted by Rachel Wall

Price: £25.00

Date: Sun 21 Feb 2016

Time: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

This course aims to show you how to keep happy, healthy hens in your garden or on your allotment. It is run on our smallholding on the edge of Sheffield. More Info & Booking

Hen Party for beginners Hosted by Marie Doherty

Price: £25.00

Date: Wed 24 Feb 2016

Time: 12:00 pm - 14:00 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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Hen Party for Beginners - Morning Hosted by Annette Adaway

Price: £15.00

Date: Sat 27 Feb 2016

Time: 09:30 am - 11:45 am

This course is suitable for beginners who just want to see a different passionate chicken keeper in action! (I know that chickens are addictive!) Refreshments, and nibbles are supplied. During the workshop you will feel foods, chickens, bedding, see poop, and see what chickens do, smell like (they don't smell, it's a fable they smell horrible!)  So if you know nothing about chickens and want to keep chickens! Pop along and see me! Chickens are a wonderful addition to family life. 

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From Hatch to Despatch Hosted by Cheryl Arvidson

Price: £46.00

Date: Sat 27 Feb 2016

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 using the 'broomstick method'.

 

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Feathers and fun for family ( young children welcome ) Hosted by Marie Doherty

Price: £25.00

Date: Sat 27 Feb 2016

Time: 10:45 am - 12:45 pm

This course gives an introduction to chickens as part of your family and can be tailored for young children to have fun with feathers as a memorable family experience.  It covers all you need to know and an insight to the delights of these gorgeous creatures and the fun they bring to your family .Bring your whole family and listen to the squeals of delight as your children collect their very own eggs, and maybe cuddle a baby chick. also 1-2-1 sessions available on request  

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Family Feathers and Fun! Hosted by Sara Ward

Price: £45.00

Date: Sat 27 Feb 2016

Time: 14:00 pm - 16:00 pm

An afternoon for all the family in the garden at Hen Corner…

You will be welcomed with a warm drink and introduced to the joys of keeping chickens!

We’ve been keeping chickens, here in London, since 2007 and currently have ten big hens in an Eglu Cube and four bantams in an Eglu Go.

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

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