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2019 Poultry Education Series: Winterize Your Poultry Flock

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

$25

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Do you have a small egg-laying poultry flock? Come learn about best practices and tips for winterizing your birds with Lisa Van Horn!

$25 per person (youth 12 and under are free with a paying adult!)

Pre-Registration Required.
Questions? Contact Kellie Henwood, kellie.henwood@wsu.edu, (360) 379-5610 ext. 201

Topics include:
Winter Housing
-Keeping warm and dry
-Importance of ventilation
-Litter needs
-Outdoor areas
-Combating boredom

Winter Nutrition
-Feeds for winter
-How and when to add calories
-Supplements for winter support
-Water during cold spells

Winter Health
-Parasite control
-Winter Health Risks
-Molting
-Winter Laying
-A Hen’s Natural Laying Cycle
-How to use supplemental lighting
-Pros and cons of using supplemental lighting

Thinking Toward Spring
-Adding Chicks to your Existing Flock

Details

Date:
November 14
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$25
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://extension.wsu.edu/jefferson/agriculture/small-farms-classes/

Organizer

WSU Jefferson County Extension
Phone:
(360) 379-5610
Email:
kellie.henwood@wsu.edu
Website:
https://extension.wsu.edu/jefferson/