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Raising Backyard Chickens

Kunal Sampat, Love | Laugh | Live

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40 Videos (2h 40m)
    • Lesson 1 How Many Chickens To Get

      1:55
    • Lesson 1 City Permits

      2:16
    • Lesson 1 Deciding Chicken Breeds

      1:29
    • Lesson 1 Everything You Need To Know About Rooster

      6:14
    • Lesson 1 Lesson Summary

      1:06
    • Lesson 1 Ordering Baby Chicks

      2:10
    • Lesson 2 Picking up Baby Chick Box for Mail in Orders

      1:23
    • Lesson 2 Bonus Pro Tips

      1:49
    • Lesson 2 Common Baby Chick Behaviors

      2:17
    • Lesson 2 Feeding Baby Chicks

      8:34
    • Lesson 2 Initial Set up for Baby Chicks

      2:58
    • Lesson 2 Keeping Baby Chicks Hydrated

      2:50
    • Lesson 2 Where to Keep Your Baby Chicks Upon Arrival

      1:24
    • Lesson 3 Choosing the Right Plants

      4:13
    • Lesson 3 Designing your chicken coop

      11:29
    • Lesson 3 Dust Bath Area

      3:25
    • Lesson 3 Food

      16:51
    • Lesson 3 Perching

      2:05
    • Lesson 3 Protecting your backyard from chickens

      8:27
    • Lesson 3 Transferring Chickens to the Coop

      3:55
    • Lesson 3 Water

      2:31
    • Lesson 4 Picking Up, Cleaning and Storing Eggs

      4:10
    • Lesson 5 Entertainment for Chickens

      2:24
    • Lesson 5 Summer Treats for Chickens

      2:12
    • Lesson 5 Toys for Chickens

      2:06
    • Lesson 5 What Not To Feed Chickens

      2:21
    • Lesson 5 Winter Treats for Chickens

      1:24
    • Lesson 6 Chicken Diseases and Cure

      13:12
    • Lesson 6 Clipping Feathers, Beaks and Nails

      4:07
    • Lesson 6 Dealing with Chicken Death

      2:21
    • Lesson 6 Pest Control

      2:38
    • Lesson 6 Preventing and Treating Common Health Problems

      3:11
    • Lesson 7 Molting Season

      2:31
    • Lesson 7 Taking Care of Broody Hens

      3:30
    • Lesson 8 Cleaning the Coop

      3:39
    • Lesson 8 Evening Routine

      4:41
    • Lesson 8 How to hold a chicken

      2:25
    • Lesson 8 Morning Routine

      2:21
    • Lesson 8 Psychology of a chicken

      4:14
    • Lesson 8 What To Do When You Travel

      7:01

About This Class

In this course, you will learn everything you need to know about raising chickens in your backyard. The course provides necessary information for:

  • Growing a baby chick into a full grown healthy chicken
  • Selecting the right chicken breeds for your backyard
  • Setting up a chicken coop in your backyard
  • Creating the right living conditions for your chickens
  • Designing your yard to make it "chicken-proof"
  • Entertaining your chickens so they don't get bored
  • Protecting your chickens from predators and diseases
  • Managing your chicken coop in than less 5 minutes per day
  • Maintaining the coop such that it does not attract flies or bad odor
  • Having 100% FUN with your chickens

Who is this course for:

  • Anyone interested in raising chickens in their backyard for fresh farm eggs
  • Individuals and families looking to have chickens as pets
  • Urban farmers looking to expand their gardens by adding a chicken coop
  • Anyone interested in starting a small-scale chicken farm

This course does not teach:

  • How to slaughter a bird for meat
  • Factory farming methods for raising chickens

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Kunal Sampat

Love | Laugh | Live

Hey there,

I am passionate about urban farming, nonprofits, clinical research and diamonds. In my free time, I love to teach people how to raise farm animals, read books, teach Math, enjoy outdoors, and travel.

Let's get to know each other so we can make can make the most of the awesome world out there.

Cheers,

Kunal

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