Chooks 4 Kids & Families - Online


This online workshop is for families with chook loving children who are wanting to learn the basics of backyard chicken keeping with Farmer Rae. There will be plenty of opportunity fro questions and advice!

In this workshop you will learn about  the characteristics of different breeds (in order to make a selection that suits your setting and needs) as well as the housing and care of chickens.

Farmer Rae has been one of the farmers here at Edendale for 4 years, and has worked on other farms and animal settings for nearly a decade as well as undergoing formal animal husbandry training. She also has her own backyard flock close to the city, so is aware of many of the challenges and requirements of owning chickens in an urban setting. 

Proudly brought to you as part of Nillumbik Shire Council’s annual Spring Outdoors program in conjunction with Manningham and Banyule councils.

What you will learn

  • The different types of chickens
  • How to look after a chicken

What you will get

  • Lots of ideas on how kids can help look after the chooks

What to bring

  • Your curiosity

What to wear

  • Casual

Appropriate for

  • Kids from 5 to 12 years old

Bookings are essential. A link will be emailed to you for access to the event.

  Book online at We Teach Me

If you have accessibility requirements please contact to discuss

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  • Saturday, 25 September 2021 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM