BELMONT, N.Y. — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County’s Agriculture Program welcomes you to join us for a zoom presentation on Tuesday, September 22 & 29th from 6:30-8:00 PM. This training addresses the needs for small-scale poultry producers wanting to process under the NYS 1000 bird exemption. New to Zoom? No worries, we can help you get signed up and familiar with Zoom prior to class.
(photo provided by Lynn Bliven, CCE)
We will cover the processing of birds and demonstrate proper techniques for dressing poultry along with reviewing requirements for selling poultry under 1000 bird exemption in New York State. Workshop participants will learn to recognize diseases of public health concern, take basic biosecurity measures, write and implement basic Standard Sanitary Operating Procedures, develop Good Manufacturing Practices and an understanding of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point plans, along with properly dispose of offal and management of waste water.
There is a $25 fee per farm and pre-registration is required by September 18, 2020. Space is limited to allow for interaction and engagement of students. To pre-register contact Lynn Bliven be email email@example.com. Once registered you will receive the Zoom link and handout materials for the training. Two people per farm may complete the training and receive a Certificate of Completion. At least one should be the primary insurance policyholder for those seeking insurance coverage.
This zoom presentation is one of many programs offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County (CCE-Allegany). The association is part of the national cooperative extension system, an educational partnership between County, State, and Federal governments. As New York’s land grant university Cornell administers the system in this state. For more information, call 525-268-7644 or visit our website at www.cce.cornell.edu/allegany. Cornell University Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.
–Lynn Bliven, CCE Allegany County