Here’s what we’ll cover in this workshop:
*Home breeding and incubation.
*Overview of various incubators on the market.
*Proper incubation technique, what temperature and humidity to be aiming for. (A handout will be provided covering this).
*Incubating with a machine vs. a broody hen, health benefits of both methods.
*Selecting eggs to incubate, testing for fertility and viability. (We will crack an egg open to show signs of fertility).
*Candling of eggs
*Feather and egg color genetics of breeds, how to create your own breed (A handout will be provided with charts for easy reference).
*Holistic health management of the flock.
*Setting up proper biosecurity and how to maintain it.
*Proper wing trimming technique
*Signs and symptoms of sickness, overview of various common illnesses.
*What to keep in the home veterinary kit.
*Treatments for common ailments.
Cost for each class is $65 which includes handouts to take home. If you are interested in participating in two classes the cost is $120. If all three classes interest you then the cost would be $150 for the days education. Children 12 and under may attend for free with a paying adult, a second child is $25 per class.
We’re offering two workshop days with various class offerings to cover the wide variety of information you may be interested in learning. To register for a particular class on a particular date let us know in the “notes” section of the checkout process online.
Once registered you will receive a packet of information via email with details on parking, and nitty gritty fun logistics of how to maximize your learning with us.
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