2022 Classes & Events


Here is a list of what’s on the docket to date. My online classes are open to all, regardless of where in the U.S. you live, unless otherwise specified. Please note that all class material is geared to the Chicago area, including information on predators and climate.

If you’re interested in booking a Home to Roost class or presentation for your organization, please leave a message below.

January 19, 2022 – Basic Backyard Chicken Keeping

UPDATE 1/7/22: This class has been changed to an online-only class via Zoom. Date and time are the same.

This live, in-person class will be held at Villa Park Public Library in Villa Park, IL. The class is designed for curious folks who are considering getting chickens, as well as for those who already have their own birds. Learn how to find local laws, choose and raise chicks, and care for adult birds. Note: Registration starts December 13, 2021.

February 16, 2022 – Chicken Coop Basics

This live, in-person class will be held at Villa Park Public Library in Villa Park, IL. This class addresses minimal requirements for building a safe and comfortable home for your hens. You’ll learn the basic housing needs of backyard birds. Find out the essential components of a coop, construction materials to choose and avoid, and important construction tips. Note: Registration starts December 13, 2021.

6 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Paula Petragallo on April 20, 2021 at 5:26 pm

    Will you reschedule the Duck Keeping 101 class?

    Reply

  2. Posted by Nikki on January 24, 2022 at 1:17 am

    Hi im very interested in doing a chicken health course via online

    How do I book this?

    Reply

    • Hi, Nikki –
      I offer my classes largely through libraries. Right now I don’t have any chicken health classes running (libraries often run the basic chicken keeping and coops classes). If you want, however, I could do a private session via Zoom. I’ll PM you.

      Reply

    • Posted by Nikki on January 24, 2022 at 9:11 am

      Yes a private one would be great I live in a tiny island jersey and there no courses over here

      Reply

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