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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Mary Beth Henry at 863-519-1049 or email@example.com
University of Florida/IFAS
(727) - 582-2101
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When & Where
UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County
12520 Ulmerton Rd
UF/IFAS Polk County Extension Service
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