Chicken Chat

Chicken Chat, formerly Poultry Parties, due to recommence – September 13th, 2016

Dates: September 13th, October 11th, November 8th, December 14th

Venue: Estcourt Vets
Time: 19:00 – 20:00
Audience: Backyard poultry owners
Number: Minimum 6 – Maximum 8
Bookings: To reserve your free place, telephone – 01380 723687 between 09:00 and 18:00

An opportunity to discuss veterinary and associated matters with a small group of like minded owners. There will be the opportunity for one attendee to bring one or two birds. This is to minimise the spread of infections between flocks.

You will be expected to bring at least one question and a sample of your birds droppings.


These will vary and be adapted to the knowledge and experience of the attendees but could cover the following:

  • Housing
  • Management
  • Nutrition
  • Handling
  • Examining
  • Beak, claws and spurs
  • First aid
  • Parasite control – worms, mites, lice
  • Vaccination
  • Veterinary Health Plan

You will need to bring:
1. At least one dropping sample per bird up to a maximum of 12 droppings. These can be placed in
a freezer bag and labelled with your name and flock details.