Keeping Backyard Poultry

Would you like to know more about what’s involved in keeping chickens in your backyard?

Dr Charissa shares her expertise with a half-day workshop
on Sunday the 15th November from 10am-1pm
at 305 Ranger Road, Adare (Gatton) 4343

This seminar covers:
How to choose your hens
How to manage food, water and shelter
How to recognise simple health problems and prevent them where possible

To book phone 0418 759 237 or email

Pre paid cost $155 which includes an organic morning tea and visit to the Acacia Country flock.

Charissa Smith is an holistic veterinarian. She treats dogs, cats and poultry
from her rural setting at Gatton, and in Green Cross Inala. She loves to improve
diet, assist the with animal holistic care, she gives a life regenerating free
treatment with every consultation.

In addition to a veterinary degree from Sydney University (1969), she has Diplomas
in Post graduate nutrition, Veterinary Acupuncture, Veterinary Kinesiology,
Certificate in Veterinary Homeopathy, and Diplomas in Structural Balancing and
Chinese Herbal Medicine and Nutrition. Charissa is also a Reiki master and in 2013
she graduated from the University of Queensland with a Masters of Philosophy
(research) studying homeopathic disease prevention in laying hens in different
management systems. Reiki is also available for people.

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Vanessa Finnigan is the founder, editor, publisher of Holistic Bliss Magazine and she also offers multi-media whispering energy sessions. She has been a freelance writer for 16 years for magazines.

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