An introduction to backyard chooks

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An introduction to backyard chooks

April 2 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm


Our Traditional Arts workshops 2022

An introduction to the benefits of living with backyard chooks

With the state of the world, we are currently living in, have you made the move to live more simply and as part of this, do you dream of walking out to your own chicken coop and collecting fresh eggs for breakfast? Not only that chooks make a great addition to sustainable gardens and make great backyard companions.

So come along, spend a few hours with Kerrie and Pete, from Our Life Our Way chatting about living with backyard chickens. We will cover

The pros and cons of different breeds

Basic needs – housing, roosting and nesting, free ranging, feeding and water systems, and food and foods to avoid

Tips for avoiding and managing pests and diseases

Chook predators

Problems to be Prevented – common parasites and health issues using organic and natural methods including medicinal herbs

Chicken First Aid Kit

Myths and troubleshooting

We don’t profess to know it all but have learnt heaps over the 20+ years we have lived with backyard chickens, we aim to provide practical and hands on advice to help steer you in the right direction with your own backyard chooks.

1.30-3.30pm $50
Concession and Friends of Buda $45
Includes coffee and cake

The Krugers also manufacture and wholesale beautiful heirloom products .
They want to remind people of a time when household items where made locally and by hand or hand driven machines. When things where made to last and treated with respect as it was not the use once throw away society we live in today.





April 2
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm


Buda Historic Home and Garden
42 Hunter St
CASTLEMAINE, VIC 3450 Australia
5472 1032