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Backyard Poultry and Small Flocks Workshops remain for 2 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. April 7, 2018 - Rochester * NEW LOCATION* Heintz Center, 863 30th Ave. SE, Rochester, MN 55904 Contact: Michael Cruse (507)765-3896 or April 14, 2018 - St. Peter St. Peter Senior Center, @ St Peter Community Center, 600 South 5th Street, Saint Peter, MN 56082 Contact: Jason Ertl (507) 237-4100 (phone) or 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 Round table Discussion 3:30 Adjourn $10.00/person