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Friday, March 9, 2018

Small flock and backyard poultry workshops

The UMN Poultry Science Team is planning a series of workshops around the state that will focus on small scale urban and rural backyard poultry production. 

A variety of topics related to poultry production and marketing will be covered. The agenda offers something for both novice and more experienced chicken keepers. 

Please try to pre-register if you plan to attend, as we will provide lunch and so we need an accurate head count. 

The cost is $10.00/person or $20.00/household (max 3) Please Pre-register a week advance of your workshop date and location.

9:30-10:00    Registration
10:00-10:30   Chicken Breeds
10:30-11:00   Poultry Regulatory Issues 
11:00-11:30    Poultry Husbandry
 11:30-12:00   Poultry Nutrition
 12:30-12:45   Lunch
 12:45-1:45     Biosecurity
 1:45-2:30       Issues in Raising
 2:30-3:00       Raising Baby Chicks
 3:00-3:30       Roundtable Discussion
 3:30                 Adjourn

Dates, Times and Locations

April 7, 2018-Rushford
Rushford Community Center
43038 State Highway 30 West
Rushford Village, MN 55971
TO PRE-REGISTER: Michael Cruse at

April 14, 2018- St Peter
St Peter Senior Center, at the St Peter Community Center
600 South 5th Street, Saint Peter, MN 56082. TO PRE-REGISTER: Jason Ertl at 

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