Getting Started with Chickens: from hatch to laying

Learn how to choose your first chickens and raise them up to laying age.

Raising Chickens can be a fun and rewarding experience.  Not only can chickens be fun as pets, they can also give back or contribute to your household (or homestead) by way of eggs or meat.

What you’ll learn

  • Choose your first chickens and raise them to laying age..
  • Decide what type of chickens you want to start with (hatching eggs to started pullets)..
  • Understand what supplies and basic care the chicks will need from hatch to laying age..
  • Identify and Define common terminology used in raising chickens.

Course Content

  • Introduction to Getting Started with Chickens –> 1 lecture • 2min.
  • Chicken Terminology –> 1 lecture • 8min.
  • Where to Start: Hatching eggs, chicks or started pullets? –> 2 lectures • 9min.
  • How to Incubate Eggs –> 3 lectures • 19min.
  • How to Brood Chicks –> 2 lectures • 9min.
  • Common Chick Issues & How to Treat –> 4 lectures • 12min.
  • Move Chicks Outside –> 3 lectures • 13min.
  • Conclusion: Now you’re ready to get started raising chickens! –> 1 lecture • 1min.

Getting Started with Chickens: from hatch to laying

Requirements

  • Students need to only bring their desire to learn about chickens and their questions..

Raising Chickens can be a fun and rewarding experience.  Not only can chickens be fun as pets, they can also give back or contribute to your household (or homestead) by way of eggs or meat.

Learn How to Successfully Raise Chickens:

  • Become familiar with common chicken terminology.
  • Make a smart decision on where to purchase your first chickens or hatching eggs from.
  • Decide what breed or breeds are best suited to your purpose.
  • Master incubating eggs with simple step-by-step instructions.
  • Learn how to brood your chicks.
  • Prepare their outside housing and supplies.
  • Successfully move your chicks from their brooder to the outside.

Getting started with chickens can seem overwhelming.  There is so much information, spread out in so many places.  It can be time-consuming and confusing trying to find what the right ways to get started are.  This course has compiled all of the essential information you will need to make the RIGHT decisions as you first get started with your new chickens.

The course is broken down into 8 sections with a total of 15 video and PPT lectures to make getting started raising chickens as easy as 1-2-3.

If you are interested in learning about how to raise chickens, this course will help you master the information needed to do so, quickly and easily.