Keeping Backyard Poultry Zoom Course

chickens in barn; photo by Edwin RemsbergJune 3, 2020
10:00 AM

Free but registration is required.

Register online

Participants will receive Zoom information after registration. 

Prospective and beginning small-scale poultry egg producers will gain a general understanding of what it takes to raise poultry in their backyard.

This program will be led by Donna Coffin, UMaine Extension Professor and Dr. Colt Knight, UMaine Extension Livestock Specialist.

Topics will include:

  • poultry breeds
  • housing
  • health
  • nutrition

We will also highlight various waterers and lighting options along with ideas for your do-it-yourself poultry equipment.

For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact Rebecca Gray at or 207.781.6099 by May 25. If requests are received after this date, we may not have sufficient time to make necessary arrangements.