Chicken Boot Camp

When: Back to Calendar April 10, 2013 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Repeats: Weekly until April 25, 2013
Where: City Folk's Farm Shop
4760 North High Street
Columbus,OH 43214
Cost: $30
Contact: Shopkeeper Shawn

Following the success of her recent master class, Denise Beno is back with City Chicken Boot Camp–Ready, Set, Eggs!

This shorter class will cover the basics for people keeping chickens for the first time. All classes meet from 6:30 – 8 pm at City Folk’s Farm Shop.

April 10: Week 1: Getting started: Permitting and legal concerns, housing and equipment, breeds, and chick rearing

April 17: Week 2: Raising a flock: Raising Pullets, health and bio-security, feed, cleaning, chores and poultry handling

April 24: Week 3: The Laying Hen: Laying, egg handling, chicken and equipment maintenance, tips, tricks and insider information

Cost: $30

Instructor Bio:
Denise has kept chickens for over 20 years and is former owner of 2silos, an organic egg farm in Morrow County, Ohio. She has served as board member for the American Pastured Poultry Producers Association and has given several talks and workshops on raising poultry in Ohio, Kentucky and Virginia.


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