Workshop

Barbs

Urban Chooks Workshops

If you are just starting out with a small flock of backyard hens, Barbara offers workshops covering the following:

  • Breed – difference between light and heavy breeds and modern hybrids, with indications as to how to choose which may suit you best.
  • Free range or permanent pen, or maybe a mobile 'chicken tractor'? What are the management system pros and cons?
  • Dietary needs.
  • Choosing a good healthy bird.
  • Clipping wings.
  • Pecking order.
  • When things go wrong – illnesses and solutions for common problems.
  • Hygiene.
Barbs

The workshops are held at the Sustainable Living Centre,
4 Olympic Place, New Lynn,
Auckland 0640.
For bookings Ph: 09 826 0555
Website: www.ecomatters.org.nz
Email: slc@ecomatters.org.nz

The next scheduled workshop will be held 13 April 2013 from 10.30am to 12.30pm

Barbara can also offer advice or a consultation if your hen is unwell.