Boise Schools Community Education
8169 W. Victory Rd.
WINTER CARE FOR BACKYARD CHICKENS
NOTE: Please bring a pen and notebook and your questions to class! Optional $10 Material fee is for Gretchen's book, "The Backyard Chicken Fight". Other fee is for handout.
THIS COURSE IS NOW CLOSED. WINTER SESSION REGISTRATION OPENS JANUARY 6, 2019. COME BACK AND SEE US!
There are 8 openings remaining at this time.
Course DescriptionThere’s no need to knit sweaters for your hens! Keep your backyard flock comfortable, safe, and laying eggs throughout the winter. This local author and backyard chicken advocate will offer advice and money-saving tips on protecting your chickens from the elements, and other secrets to successful hen keeping. Youth enroll with an adult; tuition is per student.TOPICS COVERED: - How to encourage egg production throughout the winter - How to protect your flock from winter elements - Cold Weather feed requirements - Winter coop modifications - Light requirements - Many more tips & tricks! Please click on instructor link for biography; ages 10 + with an adult. Optional Material Fee includes copy of instructor's book, The Backyard Chicken Fight.