About Val

Val always wanted to keep hens. Her first experience of hen keeping was moving to a house with a garden many years ago. She tried hard to gain experience by reading as many books as possible, but found that nothing beats hands on experience... which you cannot get until you attend a course or have your chickens.
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Hatching Eggs in Schools

As always this year has been a wonderful experience with the hatching eggs in schools project. We always state that we are the most welcomed visitors when delivering the hatching eggs to schools and other organisations, but most unwanted when collecting the chicks as the students, parents and teachers just don’t want the chicks to […]

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Hatching Eggs for Schools

Hatching Chicks in Schools

Chicken School offers a wonderful classroom hatching chicks in schools activity at a very competitive price. These egg hatching projects provide amongst many things an education to children and can be incorporated into the National Curriculum.

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Distance Chicken Keeping Course

Chickens are not easy pets to keep if you have no prior knowledge. The distance learning Chicken Keeping Course teaches you what you need to know: helping those thinking of keeping chickens understand what’s involved and if it is suited to them; new and existing keepers will understand if they are doing it right and improvements that could be made, to ensure you get the best from your hens.

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Chicken Coop for sale

Keeping Chickens – What to look for when buying a chicken coop

Thinking of buying your first chicken coop? What do you need to look out for? Here are a few hints and tips on buying a chicken coop…
How to buy a chicken coop

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New chickens being introduced to a coop

How to Keep Chickens – Introducing new chickens

It’s always exciting to bring home new hens, but you’ll often find your existing flock are none too impressed. Here are a few tips to guide you when introducing new birds to existing chickens.

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