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Backyard Poultry and Small Flocks Workshops to be held in 5 MN locations

Join University of Minnesota for a day of Poultry Education!  Small-scale and backyard poultry is emerging throughout all parts of Minnesota. A variety of topics related to poultry production and marketing will be covered. The agenda offers something for both novice and more experienced chicken keepers. Schedule 9:30-10:00 Registration 10:00-10:30 Chicken Breeds 10:30-11:00 Poultry Regulatory Issues 11:00-11:30 Poultry Husbandry 11:30-12:00 Poultry Nutrition 12:30-12:45 Lunch 12:45-1:45 Biosecurity 1:45-2:30 Issues in Raising Poultry 2:30-3:00 Raising Baby Chicks 3:00-3:30 Roundtable Discussion 3:30 Adjourn $10.00/person or $20.00/household (max 3), lunch is provided. Please pre-register a week in advance. Please PRE-REGISTER for the site nearest you with the county Extension Educator listed. February 17, 2018 - Alexandria Douglas County Public Works Meeting Room, 526 Willow Dr, Alexandria, MN 56308 Contact: Robin Trott (320)762-3890 or Mar