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An Introduction to Chicken Husbandry

No Qualification


Key Info

Learning Area   Animal Management & Veterinary Nursing
Delivery Mode   Part-time
Duration   6 hours
Course Code   10563-BIC

Dates & Locations

Course Type   Leisure and Professional
Location   Bicton College
Start Date   13/04/2022
Day/Time   Wednesday, -
Fees   Tuition Fees: £0.00

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.

  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





# Animal # Welfare # ShortCourse # Chicken # Husbandry # Free # Adult

Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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Anna Johnston

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Anna had her confidence knocked when she didn't get the A Level results she needed for veterinary school. But this didn't stop her pursuing her dream career - she enrolled on the FdSc Animal Health and Management at Bicton College and went on to gain a first class BSc (Hons) in Animal Science and an MSc in Veterinary Epidemiology.

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