ONTARIO CO., N.Y. — Would you like to be collecting farm fresh eggs from your own flock of chickens or perhaps you would like to sit down to a dinner of roast turkey that you raised yourself. Raising poultry in the backyard can be a rewarding and family fun activity while at the same time providing greater food self- sufficiency.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
6:30 – 8:00 pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County
480 North Main Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424.
Russell Welser, Senior Resource Educator will share his years of experience in raising backyard poultry. He will be covering the basics including: Different breeds; purchasing and receiving your birds; equipment and housing requirements; feeding and watering; disease and parasite prevention; egg handling; slaughtering and regulations.
Program fee: $10.00/family. To register or for additional information, contact Cornell Cooperative Extension at 585-394-3977 x 427 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, address, and phone number.
Please register by February 14, 2019.
–Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County
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