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Free Range Poultry Keeping

Up Next: 9th April 2022, 9:30am
Location: Stewart Lane, Stillingfleet, York, YO19 6HP
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This free range poultry keeping course led by John Cook gives you a chance to meet our flock and learn how to care for your own poultry

You will be introduced to some of our poultry whilst covering the folowing areas of poultry keeping:

  • Buying your hens – which breeds for you
  • Housing and bedding
  • Feed and water
  • Which breeds to keep
  • Reducing pests and treating common ailments.
  • Protection from predators

Here at Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens the poultry are a vital part of how we manage the garden on a sustainable basis. Not only do the poultry provide us with food, but they are part of our “green” pest control system, provide fertiliser and keep the grass in the car park well trimmed.

Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens Opening Hours

Stillingfleet Lodge Garden will be opening for the summer on Friday 1st April 2022 until Friday 30th September, every Wednesday and Friday afternoon plus the first and third weekends of each month. Open from 13:00 to 17:00 on each of these days.