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Canceled: Backyard Poultry Care (Newport)
March 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm| $5
Note: This event has been canceled for March 24.
Prospective and beginning small-scale meat and egg producers will gain a general understanding of what it takes to raise poultry. Poultry breeds, housing, health, and nutrition for small-scale meat and egg producers will be explored with Donna Coffin, University of Maine Cooperative Extension educator, and Dr. Colt Knight, UMaine Extension livestock specialist. Demonstrations of various waterers and lighting options will also be shown along with ideas for do-it-yourself poultry equipment.
The program fee is $5 and pre-registration is required.
Pre-register online with RSU19 Adult Education: rsu19.maineadulted.org/course/backyard-poultry-care
or by calling 207.368.3290.
An optional course book “Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens,” can be purchased for $20 at the meeting.