I’m running my chicken winter care class tomorrow at the Garfield Park Conservatory from 10-12. Join the class to learn how to care for your birds during the winter. This class addresses the coop, the run, freezing water, feed, and the birds themselves. (Chicken-keeping class is a prerequisite.)
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I recently conducted a survey of chicken keepers, and a consistent theme that came up was wanting to know more about health issues.
I’m offering a health class through Angelic Organics Learning Center on July 11, so please take advantage of this opportunity!
Backyard Chicken Keepers —
Are you looking to learn more about your flock’s common health issues and how to care for minor injuries?
REGISTER NOW for Urban Chicken Health Care — a workshop for chicken keepers who are experienced in basic care and want to advance their knowledge and skills.
Developed and taught by Home to Roost Urban Chicken Consultant Jen Murtoff, the workshop covers prevention and basic troubleshooting, as well as care for common issues and injuries.
Date: Saturday July 11, 2015
Time: 10AM to 1PM
Location: Augustana Lutheran Church of Hyde Park, 5500 S Woodlawn Avenue (at the corner of 55th and Woodlawn)
You can also register via the link on Facebook – join the event and share the event notice with your friends!
Thinking about building a coop? Here are some great ideas with instructions! I love the Hobbit Hole coop.
Here is the list of classes so far for 2015. We have NEW classes in the works, including a bilingual (Eng/Span) class and a summer care class. Check out the complete list of offerings below or download the pdf: Home to Roost 2015 Class Offerings and Events
Appearance at Magic Tree Bookstore
Sun., April 12, 1 PM at the Magic Tree, Oak Park,for the launch of Sandy De Lisle’s new book, Hens for Friends! http://site.booksite.com/7326/events/?&list=EVC1&group=current&preview=1
**NOTE – DATE CHANGED TO JULY 11: Sat., July 11, 10 AM-1 PM with Angelic Organics Learning Center, Location TBD, http://www.learngrowconnect.org/event/basic-backyard-chicken-care-chicago
Sat., April 18, 10 AM-12 PM at Garfield Park Conservatory, http://www.garfieldconservatory.org
Sat., September 26, 10 AM-12 PM at Garfield Park Conservatory, http://www.garfieldconservatory.org
Sat., March 28, 1 PM-3 PM at Chicago Botanic Garden, http://www.chicagobotanic.org/
Sat., April 18, 1 PM-3 PM at Garfield Park Conservatory, http://www.garfieldconservatory.org
The Charm of Chickens: Reasons for Raising Backyard Hens
Thurs., April 23, 7 PM-8:30 PM at Grayslake Public Library, http://www.grayslake.info/
Sat., April 25, 1 PM-4 PM at Chicago Botanic Garden, http://www.chicagobotanic.org/
**NOTE – DATE CHANGED TO MAY 2: Sat., May 2, 10 AM-12 PM at Garfield Park Conservatory, http://www.garfieldconservatory.org
NEW!! Summer Care for Chickens
Sat., June 20, 10 AM-12 PM at Garfield Park Conservatory, http://www.garfieldconservatory.org
Harvest Day Expo
Sun., September 20 at Garfield Park Conservatory, http://www.garfieldconservatory.org
NEW!! SPANISH -Basic Backyard Chicken Care
Sat., October 3 or 10, or November 7 with Angelic Organics Learning Center, Location TBD, http://www.learngrowconnect.org/event/basic-backyard-chicken-care-chicago
Snow Birds: Winter Care for Chickens
Sat., October 24, 10 AM-12 PM at Garfield Park Conservatory, http://www.garfieldconservatory.org
We all knew that Mozart produces eggheads, but how about eggs!? Classical music can increase hens’ productivity, according to a farmer in the UK. Classicalight* covers the story here.
REGISTER NOW for the first Urban Chicken Health Care workshop on Thursday July 18 from 6:30-8:30 PM at Wellington Ave United Church of Christ, 615 W Wellington Ave in Chicago.
Developed and taught by Home to Roost Urban Chicken Consultant Jen Murtoff, the workshop will cover prevention, basic troubleshooting, and care for common chicken health issues and injuries.
This workshop is for backyard chicken keepers who are already experienced in basic care, and who want to advance their knowledge and skills.
This is an *advanced workshop* for chicken keepers who are already experienced in basic care, and who want to advance their knowledge and skills.
Basic Backyard Chicken Care
March 2, 2013, 10:00 AM to 1 PM
Location: Rebuilding Exchange 1740 W Webster Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60614 United States
Farm fresh eggs from your own back yard?
Please join us for this Cadillac of chicken-keeping classes! This 3-hour workshop covers best practices forBasic Backyard Chicken Care in Chicago and surrounding communities. Raising chickens as pets and for eggs is LEGAL in Chicago – and part of our growing local food and urban agriculture scene. Learn how to keep you, your chickens, & your neighbors happy – from daily needs and year-round care to relevant city regulations. You will leave the workshop with the knowledge, recommendations, and resources you need for your own home flock – and you’ll make connections with other chicken enthusiasts in Chicago.
For more info and to register, visit the Angelic Organics Learning Center site.