Shropshire Council

Poultry keeping

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  • Price: £35
  • Topics: Smallholding

This comprehensive, practical course is designed to show that keeping hens and ducks is not only pleasurable but also quite straightforward. All aspects of care, housing and breeding are covered including breed selection for eggs and/or meat, feeding, common ailments and diseases, incubation and rearing chicks, hen keeping and the law.

Tutor: Alex Logan

It was a visit to Acton Scott that first inspired Alex to keep hens as a young boy. He is now keeper of the rare breed poultry collection at Tatton Park in Cheshire.

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