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Introduction to Backyard Poultry Keeping

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taster Course Description

Whether you are thinking of helping with the rescue of ex-battery hens, want to keep chickens for egg production or are just keen to have these interesting pets then this course is for you. We will cover everything the backyard poultry keeper needs to know in terms of housing, health checks and enrichment. We will also cover the specialist requirements for abiding by avian influenza restrictions.

This course is FREE given that the following eligibility is met:

  • You live within the Greater Manchester area
  • You have lived in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years now and/or have a settled status
  • Asylum Seekers must have been in the country for the past 6 months before they are eligible to do this course

Note: If you enrol on further study you may be asked to provide proof of income or benefit

Start date: 08/03/2021

Delivery mode: Online

This course will run for 3 weeks, 2 hours per week.

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