University of Maryland Extension

Poultry 101: Starting Your Small Flock

When: 
Friday, Jan. 29, 2016 - 3:30pm to 8:00pm
Where: 
Baltimore County Ag Center
Address: 
1114 Shawan Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030
United States
Event Type: 
Description/Notes: 

Are you thinking about starting a small flock this spring but don’t know where to begin? Look no further!

This workshop will introduce you to everything you need to know to successfully begin raising poultry. Topics will include zoning and legal restrictions on keeping poultry, housing needs, protection from predators, how and when to source chicks, brooding peeps, nutrition and feeding, dealing with manure, preventing disease, and regulation on the sale of poultry products. Presenters will include Dr. Jon Moyle, University of Maryland Poultry Extension Specialist; Dr. Brigid McCrea, Delaware State University Poultry Extension Specialist; Amy Kovak, Maryland Department of Agriculture; and Jennifer Reynolds, University of Maryland Poultry Extension Coordinator.

Registration is $30 per person and includes a hot dinner. Registration is required prior to January 18 and is limited to the first 30 registrants. Register online at poultry101workshop.eventbrite.com (processing fees apply) or by calling the Harford County Extension Office and paying by check. For more information or to register over the phone, call 410-638-3255 or contact Sara BhaduriHauck at sbh@umd.edu.

Cost: 
$30 per person
Contact: 
Sara BhaduriHauck
Contact Email: 
sbh@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
410-638-3255
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