Course Information

Raising Small Animals

Raising Small Animals is a very important part of our 5-day Homesteader Week program! In this hands-on class, you'll learn how to raise and care for chickens and rabbits for home use.

The subjects of this class include:

  • Breed selection
  • Housing options
  • Predator protection
  • Processing meat animals
  • and much more!

The 2024 date is:

Tuesday, October 8th 9 am to 4 pm (this date is the second day of our 5-day Homesteader Week program)


Course Location: Near Stafford, Va. Detailed directions are emailed upon enrollment.

Required Equipment: Bag lunch and drinks for yourself, appropriate clothing and wet weather gear for the expected weather, and a pen to take notes. Please bring leather work gloves, sunscreen and bug repellent.

Recommended Equipment: Some seating is available at camp, but please bring a camp chair if you have one.

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