Thursday, April 18, 2013

Backyard Poultry Workshop

A Backyard Poultry Workshop will be held Tuesday, April 30, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Traders and Farmers Bank's E. F. Walker Operations Building at 42233 Highway 195 in Haleyville, Alabama.  This workshop is free to the public, however, we do ask that you pre-register by calling 205 489-5376.  Raising Backyard poultry has enjoyed a resurgence in popularity in recent years as people are taking an interest in raising their own food.  Three poultry experts will be speaking on topics such as: Getting Started, Nutrition and Husbandry, and Health and Disease. Backyard poultry includes chickens, ducks, and other birds that are kept domestically.  Join, Joe Hess, John Blake, and Ken Macklin, Science Professors from Auburn, as we learn the basics of raising backyard poultry.  Photo credit: Wiblick-flickr

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