Chick to Hen: Chicken Raising Basics

An introductory class on raising chicks, from day-old to laying hens. Gather all the information necessary to raise a happy, healthy flock in your own backyard. Learn about the various breeds of chickens, coop designs, important zoning guidelines, and how to manage your flock. Class participants will have opportunities to interact with some live chicks, and order their own chicks from trusted hatcheries.

Saturday, February 15, 1:00-2:30 p.m., Adults $15

Majestic View Nature Center, 7030 Garrison Street, Arvada.

Must pre-register by February 12, call Majestic View Nature Center[masked]-7405.

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  • Kelly C.

    How much of the class will focus on raising chicks? We already have backyard hens but we acquired them when they were a year old. We would like to raise chicks this spring.

    February 10, 2014

    • Drover

      The class's purpose is to teach the beginning process. How to raise chickens from the very start. It will be the first thing that we talk about. So yes this would be a fun and great class

      February 13, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Shoot, will be out of town during this one but hope to catch another one!

    February 12, 2014

  • Nicole W.

    Is there different class times for this? We get our chicks on the 23rd! Buy I am busy on the 15th

    February 8, 2014

    • Drover

      Howdy Nicole, this is the only one we have scheduled right now but we can do another one if there are enough people who need it.

      February 13, 2014

  • Shari K.

    This is the class in the price range that I'm looking for!

    2 · February 8, 2014

  • Shari K.

    This is the class in the price range that I'm looking for!

    February 8, 2014

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