University of Maryland Extension

Introduction to Backyard Poultry

Chick in Hand
When: 
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2019 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Where: 
Great Kids' Farm
Address: 
6601 Baltimore National Pike
Catonsville, MD 21228
United States
Event Type: 
Description/Notes: 

 

Introduction to Backyard Poultry

 

Are you thinking about raising your own flock of chickens?  Did you buy some fuzzy little chicks and are not quite sure how to raise them?  The University of Maryland Extension is here to help!

Join us for a free morning workshop to learn how to properly care for and raise your birds.

The class will cover:

  • Introductory case and feeding of backyard poultry
  • Disease prevention and what symptoms to watch for
  • Local rules and regulations for keeping poultry, with a focus on Baltimore City
  • Tour Great Kids' Farm's small flock

Registration on Eventbrite:  http://intro-to-backyard-poultry.eventbrite.com/

The University of Maryland, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources programs are open to all and will not discriminate against anyone because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry, or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation, or gender identity and expression.

Cost: 
Free
Contact: 
Jonathan Moyle
Contact Email: 
jmoyle@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
410-742-1178
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