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Email: info@durhamhens.co.uk 
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Nr. Tow Law                Mob: 07763929686
Bishop Auckland        Email: info@durhamhens.co.uk
Co. Durham                 
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Courses at Durham Hens: Keeping Chickens for Beginners



Want to learn more about chickens before taking the plunge?
We have courses to improve your confidence, skills and knowledge.

Next available course:  Saturday, 22nd March at (10am - 12.30pm)



In recent years keeping chickens has become very popular. It is an enjoyable hobby with the added bonus of lovely fresh eggs! This course is designed to teach beginners all they need to know about keeping chickens. There will be hands-on experience of handling and inspecting chickens and plenty of opportunities to ask questions.

Courses are led by Margaret Manchester, owner of Durham Hens. She has many years experience of keeping hens as pets and in a commercial environment. Before launching Durham Hens, she worked as a lecturer at Darlington College, teaching adults archaeology, history and genealogy.

Course Content:
  • choosing chickens to suit you: breeds of chicken
  • housing: different options for housing your hens
  • predators: what they are and how to protect your chickens
  • feeding: what a chicken needs to grow healthily and to be productive
  • health: the basics of chicken care; the moult; common diseases and their cures; how to handle a chicken and deal with chicken behaviour; parasites and treatment
  • egg production: understanding how a hen produces an egg and ways in which you can help or hinder this process
  • legalities: laws and guidance from authorities relevant to keeping poultry
To book a course:
Telephone 01388 731131 or email info@durhamhens.co.uk

Please provide the following information:
  1. Your name
  2. Your telephone number
  3. Your email address
  4. Date of the course
  5. Any special requirements
Payment:
The cost of the course is £30 per adult including refreshments. Under 16s are charged at £15 and they must be accompanied by an adult. Your booking is not confirmed until payment is received. We accept card payments by telephone or you can PAY ONLINE with card or Paypal.




 







Courses are led by Margaret Manchester, owner of Durham Hens. She has many years experience of keeping hens as pets and in a commercial environment. Before launching Durham Hens, she worked as a lecturer at Darlington College, teaching adults archaeology, history and genealogy.
Pet Hens
To book a course:
Telephone 01388 731131 or email info@durhamhens.co.uk

Please provide the following information:
  1. Your name
  2. Your telephone number
  3. Your email address
  4. Date of the course
  5. Any special requirements
Payment:



Course for School
Course Dates for 2017:

June 11th, Sunday, 10am - 12.30pm
July 2nd, Sunday, 10am - 1pm
August 13th, Sunday, 10am - 1pm
September 24th, Sunday, 10am - 1pm
November 12th, Sunday, 10am - 1pm




























Copyright Durham Hens Limited
VAT Registration Number 995021312,  Company Number 07703899,  Directors of Durham Hens Limited: A.J.Manchester, M.R.Manchester
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Organisations:
We can provide courses for organisations wanting to keep chickens. This course is designed for employees caring for chickens in schools, colleges, prisons, hospitals, rehabilitation centres, care homes, nurseries, hospices, etc. Courses are held at our premises at Tow Law and mutually convenient dates and times can be arranged.
Copyright Durham Hens Limited
VAT Registration Number 995021312,  Company Number 07703899
Directors: A.J.Manchester, M.R.Manchester.