The hens are running around like chickens with their heads cut off. Their heads remain firmly attached, though, and sport startled expressions as the fowl sprint, clucking and awking, into their coop alongside half a dozen humans who’ve come to learn about chicken-keeping at Travaasa Resort.
That, right there, is enough to startle a chicken. A resort — one featuring serene spa treatments, cushy beds and an infinity pool overlooking the Hill Country – is now offering its guests, who typically pay $300 per person a night, the option of learning how to turn eggs into a DIY project.
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13500 FM 2769, Austin
Chicken-keeping lessons are taught once a week. Consult the resort for the schedule.