Backyard Chooks

BACKYARD CHOOKS

03 May 2020 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Member $69.00
Non-Member $89.00
CLOUDEHILL: Chickens are more than just eggs, they are an integrated part of the garden. Find out all about the joys and benefits of keeping chooks in this popular workshop. This workshop will cover heirloom breeds and the management and care they require to be healthy and productive additions to the backyard garden. A perfect workshop for those who have started with chickens or keen to start soon. Learn how to keep your flock happy and healthy with Jason Nethercott from Talking Hens.
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EVENTS: GWKEC5
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Learn

  • How to select the right breed of chicken for a pet and egg layer
  • Coop and run considerations for happy chooks and plentiful eggs
  • Bedding and nesting materials that create good garden compost
  • Night time roosting considerations to keep your eggs clean
  • Fencing your chickens to protect your flowers and vegetables
  • Protecting chickens from predators
  • What to feed your chickens and keep your flock hydrated
  • Diseases that affect chickens and how to avoid them

Jason Nethercott started Talking Hens back in 2012 with his wife Giuliana on the family farm in Keysborough. Originally a free-range egg operation, the business began selling laying hens, the family's chicken feed ration and a range of poultry keeping equipment.

With the growth of the business and relocation to Merrick’s on the Mornington Peninsula, the couple gradually moved away from selling free-range eggs and focused exclusively on the needs of backyard chicken keepers.  With a background in education, Jason provides regular presentations and advice to support and educate customers on creating a successful, low-maintenance environment for their backyard chickens.

Location - Cloudehill

89 Olinda-Monbulk Road, Olinda, VIC, 3788.

BACKYARD CHOOKS

03 May 2020 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Member $69.00
Non-Member $89.00
CLOUDEHILL: Chickens are more than just eggs, they are an integrated part of the garden. Find out all about the joys and benefits of keeping chooks in this popular workshop. This workshop will cover heirloom breeds and the management and care they require to be healthy and productive additions to the backyard garden. A perfect workshop for those who have started with chickens or keen to start soon. Learn how to keep your flock happy and healthy with Jason Nethercott from Talking Hens.
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EVENTS: GWKEC5
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