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Backyard Chicken Workshop

  • 13 Oct 2018
  • 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC+11:00)
  • Byron Bay NSW

Screen Shot 2018-09-05 at 4.42.56 pm.pngThis workshop is especially for the backyard chicken enthusiast that just wants to produce eggs at home for family and friends or even those planning to sell a few cartons. 

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Learn the secrets of chicken keeping and hen nutrition that will keep you in regular supply of the best tasty and nutritious eggs.  We will also help you to understand the legalities of keeping poultry and how to avoid problems with local councils and food safety regulations.  We discuss housing needs, how to avoid or recognise health problems and deliver basic treatments as well as the best breeds to produce the most eggs. A tour of the egg operation at The Farm is included!  $150


  •  What to feed your chickens

  •  Which breeds are best

  •  The best housing and environment for your birds

  •  Producing excellent quality eggs at the least cost

  •  Selling eggs

  •  Weird eggs

  •  Basic chicken health

  •  What makes a hen stop laying

  •  Managing the grazing and scratching area

  •  The legalities of keeping urban chooks

  •  Avoiding issues with local council and neighbours

Lunch not included but we welcome you to enjoy lunch at Three Blue Ducks after the workshop.


The Farm House at The Farm, 11 Ewingsdale Rd, Ewingsdale NSW 2481


9.30am to 1pm 


  • Covered footwear
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen

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