We will be having these classes twice a year. If you missed out on the first one keep your eyes peeled for the second one! 

Two Chicks & A Coop 

 We will be offering two classes each year over at Rustic Windmill Farms in Loomis. Each of these classes will be packed with information on how to care for your new chicks as they grow, as well as your existing flock.

Stay tuned for future 2021 classes 

Come join us and lets talk chicken! 

Chickens 101 

  • Choosing a breed

  • How to select a farm to buy from

  • Supplies needed for brooding chicks

  • How to care for them at home

  • Selecting feed, different types of feed, and correct feed for stages of life

  • Fermenting feed

  • Identifying and treatment of sick chicks 

  • Holistic care and herbs for chicks

  • Importance of good husbandry

  • Importance of good bio-security

Chickens 102 

  • Breeding basics for egg color

  • Breeding basics for temperament and flock health

  • Equipment needed for incubation

  • Selecting eggs for incubation

  • Incubation process, candling eggs, hatch day, and cleaning the incubator

  • Feed for a laying and molting flock

  • Fermenting feed

  • Holistic flock care, important herbs, and how to use them

  • Chickens and your garden

  • Importance of flock management

  • Importance of bio-security

  • Identifying sick birds, common illness, and where to take sick or deceased birds

Penryn, California 

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