Backyard Chickens: How to Make the Most of Your Coop

Backyard Chickens: How to Make the Most of Your Coop

$95 Limited inc GST
Backyard Chickens: How to Make the Most of Your Coop

<p><h3>Backyard Chickens: How to Make the Most of Your Coop – Sydney Course</h3></p><p>This course follows on from our introductory course, 'Backyard Chickens: Beginner’s Guide to Raising Chickens'.

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$95 Limited inc GST
Backyard Chickens: How to Make the Most of Your Coop

<p><h3>Backyard Chickens: How to Make the Most of Your Coop – Sydney Course</h3></p><p>This course follows on from our introductory course, 'Backyard Chickens: Beginner’s Guide to Raising Chickens'.

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Backyard Chickens: How to Make the Most of Your Coop – Sydney Course

This course follows on from our introductory course, 'Backyard Chickens: Beginner’s Guide to Raising Chickens'. It is for people already experienced with keeping backyard chickens in the suburbs. You will learn all about growing a new flock of chicks, recycling, composting, growing your own chicken food and more... the options are endless!

This course will provide a comprehensive overview of options to maximise your enjoyment and experience with keeping backyard chickens at your place.

The main topics we will cover are: problem solving, renewing the flock – hatching and dispatching, predators and freeloaders, poultry nutrition, growing greens & grubs and composting.

By the end of the course you’ll have a clear idea of the next steps for furthering your own experience in keeping backyard chickens.

For anyone starting out with backyard chickens, you should enrol in the introductory course, “Backyard Chickens: Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens” first.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across North and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and many more. Enrol today or enquire now!

Course Outline

In this course you will learn:

  • Problem solving
  • Council regulations
  • Renewing the flock – hatching and dispatching
  • Predators & freeloaders
  • Poultry nutrition
  • Greens & grubs
  • Composting
  • Where to next ?

There will also be plenty of time for questions.

Course Outcome

By the end of the course you’ll have a clear idea of the next steps involved in furthering your own experience in keeping backyard chickens.

What to bring

Please bring a:

  • Pen and pad
  • Other Information: No textbook required
  • Comprehensive course notes provided

What to bring

Please bring a:

  • Pen and pad
  • Any questions you may have
  • Photos of your backyard (optional)
  • Photos of current backyard chicken set up (if applicable)

Prerequisite

This level is for the people who already have experience keeping chickens or who have attended our introductory course.

Delivery Mode

The class is delivered in a classroom and includes direct teaching and class discusssions.