February 3, 2023
“Getting Started with Backyard Chickens” Workshop Set for March 14, 2023, in Knoxville
One-hour extension workshop covers ordering and caring for a new flock
Knoxville, Iowa – Learn the basics of choosing and caring for backyard chickens at a one-hour workshop on March 14, 2023, at 6:00 PM in Knoxville at the Marion County Extension Office. The workshop is sponsored by ISU Extension and Outreach - Marion County and the ISU Extension and Outreach Small Farms program.
Instructor Christa Hartsook will cover how to order, care for and protect your new flock. Topics include brooding chicks, appropriate feeders and waterers, and coop construction tips. The workshop will also include showmanship concepts and tips for 4-H’ers attending the county fair.
To register, visit https://iastate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9oiNl1I13FrUwvA Fee is $5.00. For more information, contact Lydia Dingeman at (641) 842-2014 or email@example.com.
Getting Started with Backyard Chickens eCourse: https://store.extension.iastate.edu/product/15129
ISU Extension and Outreach Small Farm Sustainability program: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/smallfarms
ISU Extension and Outreach Farm, Food and Enterprise Development program: