Chicken Coop Building for Beginners

Date And Time

Saturday, November 9, 2019
9:30 am – 12:30 pm AWST

Tickets $15 



Enviro House
125 King William Street
Bayswater, WA 6053

About this Event

Are you keen to build your own chicken coop but not sure where to start?

Join Yann Toussaint as we construct a chicken coop at Enviro House. This hands-on workshop also will involve discussion about:

  • site requirements
  • coop design
  • using and selecting new and upcycled materials
  • predator proofing
  • roosting requirements and,
  • nest box design.

Morning tea provided. Please wear closed in shoes and a hat.

About the facilitator

This workshop will be facilitated by Yann Toussaint from the Rainbow Coast Community Garden. Yann has been keeping chicken for over 20 years and is a gardener, poet and sustainability educator who lives in Albany, Western Australia. A former nursery manager at Men of the Trees (now Trillion Trees), where he helped found the Children's Forest, he now runs the Rainbow Coast Neighbourhood Centre's Community Garden, delivers a wide range of sustainability workshops and teaches at the University of Western Australia's Albany Campus.