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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

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