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Feathered Homestead: A Comprehensive Guide to Raising Backyard Chickens in Maine

April 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

| $15.00

Are you new to keeping chickens, or have you been keeping chickens for a while now and want to learn more? Join Dr. Colt W. Knight,Chicken University of Maine Cooperative Extension Livestock Specialist, and Ashley Wright, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, for a 2-hour “egg-citing” educational program on brooding chicks at home and raising laying hens in Maine. We will cover in detail how to raise chicks from egg to feather, and then how to care for them once they are older including housing, nutrition, winter care, and common diseases.

$15 Fee

Registration required – REGISTER HERE

Details

Date:
April 19
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$15.00
Website:
https://extension.umaine.edu/livestock/poultry/backyard-chickens/

Organizer

UMaine Cooperative Extension
Phone
207.667.8212
Email
sue.baez@maine.edu
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Venue

University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Hancock County
63 Boggy Brook Road
Ellsworth, ME 04695 United States
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Phone
2076678212
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