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2019 Poultry Education Series: Winterize Your Poultry Flock

November 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm



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,, (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
-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


November 14, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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WSU Jefferson County Extension
(360) 379-5610