Workshops

CURRENT EVENTS

So you want Chickens – Are you ready?

Chicken Painting3
Rooster image painted by Kai Caspelherr (Aged 9) and used with permission.

When:  List of dates below
Time:  1pm to 4pm (2 hour format with 1 hour for Q&A and tour)
Location:  Girrawheen, Perth WA
Payment:  Through Eventbrite

(Max 6 participants) – Children with a mature outlook are welcome to attend but must come accompanied by an adult. Both child and adult must have a ticket each. Children 16 plus are welcome to attend without an adult

About

It’s Spring time, baby chicks are everywhere.   Are you ready for Chickens?
There will be a quick mention of processing for meat and culling, but not a “hands on how to”.

Covering the following topics:

  • Which are best for you? Chicks, Pullets, Point of Lay and Hens
  • What do all these terms mean?
  • Heritage breeds v’s Commercial Layers
  • Egg Laying – How many eggs do you need?
  • Housing
  • Feeding
  • Prevention of Health Issues
  • Health Issues
  • First Aid Kit
  • Quarantine
  • Dealing with Sick Bird (Culling)
  • Processing for Meat
  • Breeding
  • Incubating

Please wear enclosed shoes. Bring note pad and pen, however notes will be provided.

Format is a 2 hour class, with the option to stay for tea and coffee afterwards with a wonder around the garden.

Refunds are available up to 7 days prior to event, after that no refunds available, however you are able to gift your spot to a friend. Just advise me of the person who is taking your place by texting me their name and mobile number.

Tickets will be available through EVENTBRITE which accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express.  Please message me with your mobile number once you have paid through Eventbrite. This is so I can message you the actual address in Girrawheen as it’s not released until 48 hours prior to event, due to it being a private residence.

Upcoming Workshop Dates

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Intro into Raising Japanese Quail for Eggs and/or Meat

Quail Set Up
My quails enjoying a sand bath

When:  List of dates below
Time:  1pm to 4pm (2 hour format with 1 hour for Q&A and tour)
Location:  Girrawheen, Perth WA
Payment:  Through Eventbrite

(Max 6 participants) – Children with a mature outlook are welcome to attend but must come accompanied by an adult. Both child and adult must have a ticket each. Children 16 plus are welcome to attend without an adult

About

A short workshop on raising Japanese Quail at home for backyard production of eggs and meat.

There will be a quick mention of processing for meat, but not “a hands on how to”.

Covering the following topics

  • Quail Basics
  • Egg Laying
  • Housing
  • Feeding
  • Prevention of Health Issues
  • Health Issues
  • First Aid Kit
  • Quarantine
  • Dealing with Sick Bird (Culling)
  • Processing for Meat
  • Breeding
  • Incubating

Please wear enclosed shoes. Bring note pad and pen, however notes will be provided.

Format is a 2 hour class, with the option to stay for tea and coffee afterwards with a wonder around the garden.

Refunds are available up to 7 days prior to event, after that no refunds available, however you are able to gift your spot to a friend. Just advise me of the person who is taking your place by texting me their name and mobile number.

Tickets will be available through EVENTBRITE which accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express.  Please message me with your mobile number once you have paid through Eventbrite. This is so I can message you the actual address in Girrawheen as it’s not released until 48 hours prior to event, due to it being a private residence.

Upcoming Workshop Dates

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PAST EVENTS

Intro into Raising Japanese Quail for Eggs and/or Meat

Past Workshop Dates

  • Saturday 16th September 2017
  • Saturday 21st October 2017

Time:  1pm to 4pm
Location:  Girrawheen, Perth WA

So you want Chickens – Are you Ready?

Past Workshop Dates

  • Saturday 14th October 2017

Time: 1pm to 4pm
Location: Girrawheen, Perth WA