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Backyard Chickens 101:

Saturday February 25, 2017  9 a.m. - 1:00 P.M.

Thinking about backyard chickens?  Join us to learn more.

 9:00-9:30 am   Welcome, Introductions, and Part 1 (Regulations & Breeds)
                        Robert Kluson, Ph.D., Ag/NR Extension Agent, Sarasota County

9:30-10:10       Part 2 (Nutrition) 
                        Mary Beth Henry Small Farms Extension Agent, Polk County

10:10-10:30     Break and Visit to Exhibitors                  

10:30-11:10     Part 3 (Biology and Egg Production & Food Safety)    
                        Vanessa Bielema, Food Systems and Sustainability Extension Agent, Collier County

11:10-11:50     Part 4 (Housing and Predator Control)
                        Francisco Rivera, Small Farms Extension Agent, Hillsborough County

11:50-12:30     Part 5 (Health, Biosecurity, and Chicken Handling Guidelines)
                        Roy Beckford, Ph.D., County Extension Director and Ag/NR Extension Agent, Lee County 

12:30-1:00 pm   Visit to Exhibitors


Where:  UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County 12520 Ulmerton Rd, Largo, FL 33774

Cost: $20 for adults and $10 for children.

Contact:  Rita West at 863- 519-1043 or or Mary Beth Henry at 863-519-1049 or  

Local contact:
Mary Campbell
Extension Director
Pinellas County


University of Florida/IFAS
(727) - 582-2101


Have questions about Backyard Chickens 101? Contact UF/IFAS Polk County Extension Service

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UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County
12520 Ulmerton Rd
Largo, FL 33774


UF/IFAS Polk County Extension Service


Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A. & M., University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating.


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