Learn everything you need to know to collect fresh eggs from chickens in your own backyard! Springtime is the time of year to get your own chicks or chickens to keep for eggs. Everything you need to know about breeds of chickens, daily care and nutrition, proper coop space, chicken health and more. Select and incubate your own chicken eggs for hatching, learn to raise their chicks and even take them home at the end of the course! A $40 materials fee, which covers a backyard chicken starter kit and locally born chicks, is payable to instructor at first class. Please note dates of class are 3/3, 4/7 and 5/5 so students can learn the different phases of chicken care.