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

Chicken Keeping for Complete Beginners. Hosted by Lisa Bushby

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Date: Sat 13 Jan 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

The course that I am offering is for the complete beginner, or anyone thinking about or has just started keeping chickens at home. Maybe you have been keeping chickens for a while and you want to come along for some reassurance or a bit of a refresh. It's all very informal , but extremely informative and I would want you to enjoy your time with us and get all of your questions answered and go away armed with the knowledge you need to keep healthy , happy chickens in the garden. More Info & Booking

Hens For Everyone Hosted by Claire & Steve Peach

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Date: Sun 14 Jan 2018

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

Family Feathers and Fun! Hosted by Sara Ward

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Date: Sat 10 Feb 2018

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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Introduction to Chicken Keeping Hosted by Cheryl Arvidson

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Date: Mon 12 Feb 2018

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 £35 and children (5 to 16) are £5, both BY ARRANGEMENT, please. Payment for these places can be made on the day. More Info & Booking


Hens For Everyone Hosted by Claire & Steve Peach

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Date: Sun 18 Feb 2018

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

Introduction to Chicken Keeping Hosted by Cheryl Arvidson

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Date: Sat 03 Mar 2018

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 £35 and children (5 to 16) are £5, both BY ARRANGEMENT, please. Payment for these places can be made on the day. More Info & Booking


Hens For Everyone Hosted by Claire & Steve Peach

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Date: Thu 15 Mar 2018

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 17 Mar 2018

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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Hen Party For Beginners Hosted by Lisanne McEvoy

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Date: Sun 25 Mar 2018

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 07 Apr 2018

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 £35 and children (5 to 16) are £5, both BY ARRANGEMENT, please. Payment for these places can be made on the day. More Info & Booking


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