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Small Farms Classes and Workshops

Program Contact: Kellie Henwood, Regional Small Farms Coordinator
(360) 379-5610 ext. 201 •

Poultry Education Series 2019

For the backyard beginner or small-scale commercial poultry producer.

Join WSU Extension’s Regional Small Farms Program and Peninsula Poultry Breeders Association for this educational series for poultry growers. This series is intended for those who want to deepen their knowledge in raising poultry from the backyard beginner to the small-scale commercial poultry producer.

We are offering 5 classes throughout the year. Please note that each class will take place in a different location (Clallam, Jefferson and Kitsap County locations).

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COST: $25 per class per person, or $100 for the full series paid in full ($25 off!)*. Youth enrolled in 4H or FFA may attend for free with an attending adult.

Class 1 March 16, 9:30am-12:30pm
WSU Classroom, 97 Oak Bay Rd, Port Hadlock
Section 1: Choosing and Sourcing Your Birds
Section 2: Brooding and Raising Chicks

Register for Class 1 or Entire Education Series here. 

Class 2 April 23rd, 5:30-8:30pm
Nash’s Barn, Sequim, Clallam County
Section 1: Care and Housing of Adult Birds
Section 2: Nutrition

Register for Class 2 here. 

Class 3 May 15th, 5:30-8:30pm
WSU Classroom, 97 Oak Bay Rd, Port Hadlock
Section 1 & 2: Breeding, Incubating and Hatching Your Own Flock

Register for Class 3 here.

Class 4 Early October
Kitsap County
Section 1: Chicken Health & First Aid
Section 2: Bio-security & Safe Handling

Class 5 November 13th, 5:30-8:30pm
Nash’s Barn, Sequim, Clallam County
Section 1 & 2: Winterizing your Poultry Flock

To register for Class 1, choose the option for March 16th. To register for the full series, choose the whole series option. Other single class registration links will be live.

With special guests throughout series:
Lisa Van Horn, WillowCroft Farm and Peninsula Poultry Breeders
Scratch and Peck Feeds
Washington State Department of Agriculture

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Kellie Henwood
Regional Small Farms Coordinator

Clallam | Jefferson | Kitsap or (360) 379-5610 ext. 201

Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local Extension office or to the WSU Center for Human Rights. Persons with a disability requiring special accommodation can request accommodation 21 days before training at (360) 379-5610. If accommodation is not requested in advance, we cannot guarantee availability on-site.