University of Maryland Extension

backyard chickens; poultry; starting a flock

An uptick in poultry farming due to the pandemic and resulting food shortages has highlighted a need for animal welfare education, helping new and existing farmers make conscientious decisions about...

Mid Atlantic Small Flock Expo

Saturday, Apr. 1, 2017 (All day)
Caroline County 4-H Park
Please join our University of Maryland Poultry Educators and invited guests for the 2017 Mid Atlantic Small Flock Expo! Held April 1, 2017 at the Caroline County 4-H Park, this event will include a full day of seminars on small flock care, a vendor area, and food available for purchase. This is a...

Raising Backyard Chickens

Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Crisfield Library
Curious about raising backyard chickens? Have you thought of starting your own flock but are not sure of how to get started? Join poultry educators from the University of Maryland Extension to have your questions answered. Topics to be discussed include brooding chicks, feeds and nutrition, flock...
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