HAYESVILLE, N.C. — Backyard poultry flocks have gained tremendous popularity in recent years. Many folks have come to enjoy fresh eggs each morning or even having fresh chicken at mealtime. Although backyard flocks are convenient, there is a certain degree of responsibility associated with keeping the flock happy and healthy.
N.C. Cooperative Extension, Clay County Center has planned a program entitled “Backyard Poultry Symposium” to be held from 1–3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Clay County Center, 25 Riverside Circle Suite 2, Hayesville, NC 28904.
We are excited to have Lauren Greene, Area Specialized Agent in Poultry for N.C. Cooperative Extension doing our Clay County Backyard Flock Symposium. Lauren will cover a variety of topics during this symposium and will be here to answer questions that are specific to your individual back yard flock needs. A variety of topics including proper nutrition, health management, breeds, proper housing, marketing and the egg law.
There is a $10 fee for this class, seating is limited and pre-registration is required. The deadline for registration is Tuesday, May 13.
—Craig Wininger, Clay County Center