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Keeping Chickens and building a chicken dome

Saturday, May 29, 2010 - Saturday, May 29, 2010

Would you like fresh, daily organic eggs and willing workers to do all the hard labour in your vegetable garden?

Keeping chickens in the city is becoming very popular as people seek out ways to live more healthily and more lightly on the Planet.

Topics Covered Include:

-Local Council regulations regarding keeping poultry in urban areas
-Where to buy chickens
-What breeds are best
-Hatching chicks from eggs
-What to feed them.
-Diseases and aliments and what to do
-Chicken tractoring (how to use chickens constructively in the garden)
-Building a permaculture chicken dome

During this workshop you will be shown, step by step, how to build a Chicken Dome which can house your chickens year round. These chicken domes are quick and cheap to build, easy to move and can be made out of recycled materials.

They are what I use to house my chickens. Cost: - $70 ($55 per person if you bring a friend) Course notes and morning tea provided. Payment is due in advance with no refund or cancellation, but you can send an alternative attendee. Course Location:-12 Emerald Hill, Havelock North, Hawkes Bay Time: - 9am -12pm (approx)

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