Winter Care of Poultry Workshop, September 20, 2018
Thursday, September 20, 2018
9:30 AM – Noon; repeated 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
UMaine Extension Piscataquis County Office
Prospective and beginning small-scale meat and egg producers will gain a general understanding of what it takes to have poultry and how to prepare for winter care. Poultry breeds, housing, health, and nutrition for small-scale meat and egg producers will be discussed.
Demonstration of various waterers and lighting options will be shown, as well as ideas for DIY equipment.
This is a free program, but pre-registration is required.
An optional course book “Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens,” can be ordered for $20 before the meeting.
- Donna Coffin, Extension Educator, UMaine Extension
- Dr. Colt Knight, Livestock Specialist, UMaine Extension
For more information or to request an accommodation, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, 207.564.3301 or 800.287.1491 (in Maine) to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 7 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however all requests will be considered.