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Shasta College

Animal Care

Chicken and Eggs: Health Management and Care of Successful Backyard Flocks


with Allison Breedveld

Calendar Mar 8, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks


This engaging 4-week workshop provides an introduction to the science and management of backyard birds. Participants will study current management practices for backyard chicken flocks such as proper housing, nutrition, breeding, and care. The course will also examine important issues in avian health including biosecurity, diseases, parasites, and welfare. Important processes such as egg production, reproduction, and digestion will also be covered.

March 8, 15, 22, 29, 2021 4 Mondays 6:30-8:30 via Zoom

Unless otherwise noted, all of the Community Education and BTC classes are offered online via Zoom. Prior to the class starting, the instructor will email all the registrants a link to sign-in to their Zoom class. Zoom is a free, interactive online platform, you do not have to have a Zoom account to attend a class being offered through Zoom. You will need a current email address, a computer or laptop with Internet connection, computer audio or phone.

Coturnix Quail as Productive Egg Layers for the Modern Family Micro Farm


with Allison Breedveld

Calendar Apr 19, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Workshop participants will study current management practices for backyard quail flocks such as proper housing, care, nutrition, incubation, chick rearing, egg production, and health.

DATES: APRIL 19, 26, 2021 2 Mondays, 6:30-8:30pm via Zoom

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