Killingly Agriculture Commission

Raising Backyard Chickens

March 10th at Killingly High School Ag-Ed Dept. at 7 pm

 

Note:  There is 1 spot left.  Any registrations received over the weekend will be on a first come / first served basis.  All others will be placed on a wait list.

 

Presented by Sherry Harmon of Nutmeg Acres Wildlife Rehabilitation (www.facebook.com/nutmegacreswildliferehab)

 

REGISTER BY CALLING KILLINGLY TOWN HALL, 860-779-5311 OR BY EMAIL 

aignasher@killingly.org

 

 As people are becoming more and more interested in knowing where their food comes from, the trend of raising backyard chickens is growing. Raising backyard chickens can be a rewarding experience and a great way to teach kids about nature, agriculture, and responsibility of caring for animals. 

Course Structure:

 

Why Chickens?

Getting Started

Legalities

Chicken Breeds, what is right for you?

Housing

Diet

Waste

Daily Care

Bird Health

Question and Answer Session