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2019 Backyard and small flock poultry workshop - Alexandria

Saturday, May 4

two brown chickens on grass

Have you had issues with your poultry? Predators, pests and disease can greatly impact your small flock. Join UMN experts to review some of the challenges and solutions for small-scale and backyard poultry.

This workshop for beginning chicken keepers in urban and rural settings, and for anyone interested in learning more about caring for chickens. 

Event agenda:

Registration: 9:30-10:00 a.m.  
Workshop topics: starting at 10:00 a.m.

  • Pest and predator control
  • Avian anatomy and physiology
  • Disease identification and response
  • Occasional issues:
    • Cannibalism
    • Cloacal prolapse
    • Broken wing or leg
    • Frostbite
    • Moldy feed
    • Ascites
    • My chicken won’t lay

Adjourn: 3:30

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Event information

Saturday, May 4
Douglas County Public Works
526 Willow Drive
Alexandria, MN 56308
United States

Robin Trott at 320-762-3890 or trot0053@umn.edu


$10 per person or $20 per household (max 3 people per household)


To pre-register contact Robin Trott at 320-762-3890 or trot0053@umn.edu

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