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

Introduction to Chicken Keeping Hosted by Cheryl Arvidson

Price: £46.00

Date: Sat 12 Sep 2015

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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Starting out in hen keeping Hosted by Heather Butler

Price: £30.00

Date: Sat 12 Sep 2015

Time: 10:00 am - 14:00 pm

We live on a pheasant estate in the North Wales countryside and have bred, reared and cared for our mixed flock of hybrids, ex-battery and now lovely bantam and silkie hens for over three years. During term time I teach adults history and genealogy. We absolutely love our country life and want to share our experience with those who want to have a go chicken keeping!

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Hen Party For Beginners Hosted by Lisanne McEvoy

Price: £18.00

Date: Sun 13 Sep 2015

Time: 13:00 pm - 15:00 pm

All you need to know about keeping chickens but were too afraid to ask!  This is a fun, informal 2 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 come and book your place to see how you can make chicken keeping work in your own home.

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Beginners guide to keeping hens in the garden Hosted by Kate Hill

Price: £20.00

Date: Sun 13 Sep 2015

Time: 14:00 pm - 16:00 pm

A short introductory course to give people thinking about keeping hens, and those who have just got their first hens, an opportunity to learn about basic chicken care, health and wellbeing, the pros and cons of having chickens in your garden, and how keeping hens can be fitted in around a busy schedule. During the 2 hour session you will have the opportunity to handle some of our hens, have a look at an Eglu and a Cube and see how they work, and ask lots of questions over tea/coffee and cake. More Info & Booking

Hen Party for beginners Hosted by Marie Doherty

Price: £25.00

Date: Tue 15 Sep 2015

Time: 11:00 am - 13:30 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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Chicken Keeping for Complete Beginners. Hosted by Lisa Bushby

Price: £28.00

Date: Fri 18 Sep 2015

Time: 10:00 am - 12:45 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

Price: £20.00

Date: Sat 19 Sep 2015

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

We will be holding a course on 'Hens for Beginners'. Come and have a look at our eglus and cube, the birds and take the opportunity to ask as many questions as you want - we're sure you will go away with the knowledge required to look after your own hens.

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Hen Party For Beginners Hosted by Jodie & Nigel

Price: £15.00

Date: Sat 19 Sep 2015

Time: 11:30 am - 12:45 pm

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Urban Hens - Keeping Chickens in London Hosted by Sara Ward

Price: £45.00

Date: Wed 23 Sep 2015

Time: 18:30 pm - 20:30 pm

A summer's evening in the kitchen garden... You will be welcomed with a cold drink and nibbles and introduced to the joys of keeping chickens! We've been keeping chickens in London since 2007 and currently have ten big hens in an Eglu Cube, six bantams in an Eglu Classic and hope to hatch chick in our Eglu Go.

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Hen Party for Beginners - Morning Hosted by Annette Adaway

Price: £15.00

Date: Sat 26 Sep 2015

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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