**NEW Poultry Keeping Courses**

 Basic Starter Course

Our Basic starter course covers all the basics you need to start keeping chickens or ducks including:

  • Which hens or ducks will suit your needs.
    What size hen house and run you will need.
  • Equipment, feed and bedding.
  • Basic Poultry problems and checking your birds.
  • Wing, toenail and beak clipping (and when to do it!).
  • How to handle a chicken or duck.


Courses can be booked for one hour before or after opening on any of the days we are open. (see the home page or contact us page for weekly opening times).
Please contact us to book a place -
info@charlottespoultry.com  OR  tel/ text: 07585921541

Price: £10 per person.

Children are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.

Places must be booked at least 24 hours in advance.


 Advanced starting with chickens course

Our advanced course covers everything you need to know to start keeping chickens or ducks including:

  • What type of hens or ducks will suit your needs.
  • How many would be suitable for the space available.
  • What size hen house and run will be required.
  • Advice on housing options.
  • Situating your hen house and advice on mud prevention.
  • Which feed will suit the birds you wish to keep + suitable treats.
  • Different types of bedding and what not to use.
  • Poisonous plants and foods.
  • Equipment  you will need.
  • Chickens with other pets.
  • Chickens with predators- how to keep your birds safe.
  • Vermin prevention.
  • Supplements
  • Wing, toe nail and beak trimming (and when to do it!).
  • Common pests and poultry illnesses.
  • How to handle a chicken or duck.

    Each course comes with a copy of the Poultry handbook by Poultry talk! The essential guide for all things poultry! 


To Book a place for one of the following dates please email, call or text on: info@charlottespoultry.com Or 07585921541
*NEW* online booking, see below!
Price: £25 per person.

Children are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.
Courses are expected to last 2-3 hours but may run longer so please plan for this, we do have an indoor area to use if the weather is wet.
Courses can be purchased as gifts and discounts are available if purchased in conjunction with a starter pack.

Course dates 2017: 

26th March 12:30
16th April 12:30
21st May 12:30

25th June 12:30
24th September 12:30
*NEW* Click below to book tickets or email us at: info@charlottespoultry.com

Advanced starting with chickens course SEPTEMBER 24TH

£ 25 

Ticket for 1 person for our 24TH SEPTEMBER poultry course. We will email you confirmation of your booking. 

Advanced starting with chickens course JUNE 25TH

£ 25 

Ticket for 1 person for our 25th JUNE poultry course. We will email you confirmation of your booking.