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Backyard Chickens Workshop


Join us in The Ecology Center's garden and around our chicken coop to learn how to start and maintain your own flock.

In this workshop you will learn:

1) About chicken behavior and proper handling methods by spending some time with The Ecology Center's flock

2) The life cycle, characteristics, breeding, and many benefits of raising your own chickens

3) About coop design, daily maintenance, proper food, feeders, waterers, and predator prevention

4) How to spot, prevent, and treat the most common diseases

5) How to obtain permits to get and keep chickens in your backyard

All attendees will receive an informational hand-out to complement the subjects covered in the workshop.

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