June 8, 2013: Chicken-Keeping Class at Green Home Experts in Oak Park

Follow the Facebook link to register for my next chicken-keeping class, June 8, 2013, at Green Home Experts in Oak Park.

This class is designed for curious folks who are considering getting chickens, as well as for those who already have their own birds and who want to learn more! Come learn how to raise chicks, care for adult birds, and keep your neighbors happy!

5 happy hens email


5 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Laurenti Wright on May 30, 2013 at 4:05 pm

    Hello ,We are teachers who successful hatched 9 baby chicks we don’t know the sex of the chicks but they are healthy one week old chicks and looking for a home. Can you help? In chicago at 773-544-2873 Ask for Laurenti o Mr.Wright- ready to give them up next week Thanks …


    • Hi –
      I’ve passed your name along to someone who might be able to help.
      In the future I’d encourage your school to find a home BEFORE hatching the eggs and perhaps make that part of the lessons for the kids.
      Here is a post on hatching chickens that addresses this:


    • Posted by laurenti wright on June 1, 2013 at 10:27 am

      Thanks, The other teacher had prepared a home to give them away but I believe it was a poultry farm. It wasn’t until the chicks hatched that I looked for an alternate home for the chicks. Usually she tells the class they are going to a farm. I hope you don’t think we were being irresponsible. I just wanted to try a more responsible choice for our chicks. Thanks


      • Great! Thanks – glad a plan was in place. 50% of the hatch will be male, and it’s really hard to find homes for boys. I’m going to send you a few contacts, too.

      • Posted by laurenti wright on June 5, 2013 at 4:31 am

        Thanks for everything- your time and effort and especially all the resources listed on Home to Roost!

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