An Introduction to Chicken Husbandry

QUALIFICATION
N/A
LOCATION
Bicton College
START DATE
13 April 2023
DURATION
6 hours
LEARNING AREA
Animal Management & Veterinary Nursing
ATTENDANCE
Part-time

An Introduction to Chicken Husbandry

Keeping chickens has become a popular past time for many people, particularly over the last year as more time is spent at home.

This course is great if you have recently bought some chickens or are thinking about buying some, or perhaps you would just like to learn about keeping your chickens.

You will learn how to choose the right type of chicken for your requirements, how to look after them ensuring their needs are met and they have good welfare and what type of environment they should be kept in.

This course will run from 09:30-16:00

This course is for those who are 19+ and who would like to learn the basics of keeping chickens.

QUALIFICATION
N/A
LOCATION
Bicton College
START DATE
13 April 2023
DURATION
6 hours
LEARNING AREA
Animal Management & Veterinary Nursing
ATTENDANCE
Part-time

What you will learn

This course will cover:

• Getting to know chickens -An introduction to them, their background and characteristics
• Getting Started – Which chickens should I choose?
• Getting Started - Your Set Up
• Housing and equipment, run space, bedding, hatching and incubation
• Caring For Your Hens - Feeding, routine care, daily feed requirements and what not to feed them

This course is for those who are 19+ and who would like to learn the basics of keeping chickens.

Entry requirements

None

Bicton College

Bicton College

Bicton College is based in East Devon, near Exeter, and set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just two miles from the Jurassic Coast. The historic Georgian mansion, commercial farm, animal husbandry school, modern veterinary nursing building, world-class engineering and heavy plant machinery workshop, walled garden and arboretum are all set in over 200 hectares of historic parkland.


This course will cover:

• Getting to know chickens -An introduction to them, their background and characteristics
• Getting Started – Which chickens should I choose?
• Getting Started - Your Set Up
• Housing and equipment, run space, bedding, hatching and incubation
• Caring For Your Hens - Feeding, routine care, daily feed requirements and what not to feed them

This course is for those who are 19+ and who would like to learn the basics of keeping chickens.

None

Bicton College

Bicton College

Bicton College is based in East Devon, near Exeter, and set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just two miles from the Jurassic Coast. The historic Georgian mansion, commercial farm, animal husbandry school, modern veterinary nursing building, world-class engineering and heavy plant machinery workshop, walled garden and arboretum are all set in over 200 hectares of historic parkland.


Dates & Locations

  • Course type Leisure and Professional
  • Location - Bicton College
  • Start Date - 13 April 2023
  • Fees - Tuition Fees: £0.00
  • Day/Time - Thursday, 09:15-16:45
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Course Code 10563-BIC-22

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An Introduction to Chicken Husbandry No Qualification Bicton College Animal, Welfare, ShortCourse, Chicken, Husbandry, Free, Adult