MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. — Join us January 26 for this great introductory program to get you started with keeping your own backyard flock of poultry. They are fun, entertaining animals that provide fresh eggs and meat. In addition, your poultry will help control ticks and produce beneficial fertilizer for your garden.
Presented by Rachel Moody, Livestock Educator at Cornell Cooperative Extension, Orange County
January 26, 2017
Cornell Cooperative Extension
18 Seward Ave, 3rd Floor
Middletown, NY 10940
Topics will include:
- Basic Anatomy
- Basic Husbandry
- Equipment & Facility Management
- Disease Control
- Suitable for both children and adults
Cost per person is $15, or $10 for 2017 enrolled members of our Agriculture Program (children 12 and under free with an adult).
This program will offer an overview to flock management with emphasis on: pasturing flocks of poultry, management of the poultry house, selecting hens for production, common diseases of the small flock, feeding and nutrition of poultry.
Contact Rachel Moody at 845-344-1234, firstname.lastname@example.org.
—Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County
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