Admin

Posted by

PR PR
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Share

Backyard poultry workshops offered this fall

Rate this item
(0 votes)

DOVER-FOXCROFT University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry are co-sponsoring three fall workshops for new and future small-scale meat and egg producers.

UMaine Extension educator Donna Coffin and assistant state veterinarian Beth McEvoy will cover poultry breeds, housing, health and nutrition for backyard meat and egg producers.

Workshops are scheduled:

Oct. 14, 6-8 p.m., at Bucksport High School, 102 Broadway, Bucksport. Register online at rsu25.maineadulted.org or call (207) 469-2129. Course fee is $12.

Oct. 27, 6-8 p.m., at Nokomis Regional High School, 266 Williams Road, Newport. Register online at rsu19.maineadulted.org or call (207) 368-3290. Course fee is $15.

Nov. 3, 6-8 p.m., at the Piscataquis County UMaine Extension office, 165 E. Main St., Dover-Foxcroft. Register online at pvaec.maineadulted.org or call (207) 564-6525. Course fee is $5.

The book 'Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens' is optional and may be purchased for $20 on site. A limited number of partial course fee waivers are available. For more information, or to request a disability accommodation, call (207) 564-3301 or (800) 287-1491 (in Maine).

Advertisements

The Maine Edge. All rights reserved. Privacy policy. Terms & Conditions.

Website CMS and Development by Links Online Marketing, LLC, Bangor Maine