Chicken School


Would you be interested in keeping chickens in your garden or a shared community space? Would you and your neighbours like to get together to create a Coop a project on your street?

The Every One Every Day team can help with gathering interest with your neighbours, as well as teaching yo how to care for chickens and supplying some materials for hatching eggs! If so, come along and learn everything you need to know about raising happy and healthy hens.  We’ve got six hens in our Dagenham shop and you can join the rota to care for them until you’re ready for your own. 

Care for Chickens

Thursday 25 October

6.00 - 8.00 pm

116 Church Elm Lane, RM10 9RL

Get ready to have chickens of your own by learning the ins and outs of chicken-keeping from bathing, grooming, and feeding to how to keep them safe.

Design Your Own Coop Part 1

Tuesday 6 November

6.00 - 7.00 pm

116 Church Elm Lane, RM10 9RL

Come along for an introduction to coop building, with the help of local resident and chicken expert John.

You’ll see examples of self-made chicken coops and be inspired to make your own!

Design Your Own Coop Part 2

Tuesday 13 November

6.00 - 7.00 pm

116 Church Elm Lane RM10 9RL

Come along and let’s sketch our own coop ideas, start making the materials list needed to build ready for Spring. Bring

images and measurements of your space to map and create a coop that is safe and perfect for your own space.

Care for Chickens

Wednesday 5 December

1.00 -  2.00pm 

Martin’s Corner, 5 Porters Avenue, RM9 5YS

Are you interested in keeping chickens? Take part in Chicken School and gain the skills needed to take care of them in your home.

You’ll learn what to feed them, what they need to lay eggs and how to set up a coop. It doesn’t stop there either, if you’d like your own,

we’ll supply the hens and coop for them to live in! Limited spaces available, to reserve your place contact Akanele: