Friday, August 10, 2012

US - University of Illinois Extension will be offering two workshops aimed at people who are interested in raising chickens on small farms.


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Poultry Worksop to Discuss Breeds, Nutrition, Diseases, Marketing

10 August 2012
US - University of Illinois Extension will be offering two workshops aimed at people who are interested in raising chickens on small farms.
Raising chickens is both easy and “green.” Chickens are among the easiest, most forgiving, creatures for a small farm to manage.
Join U of I specialists Ken Koelkebeck and Pam Utterback to learn the basics on Wednesday, August 29. This workshop will be beneficial for both the seasoned and new poultry raisers.
The morning workshop will be at U of I Extension, Grundy County, 4004 N Division, Morris, Ill., from 9 am to noon.
For further information contact U of I Extension, Grundy County, at 815-942-2725, check its website, or contact James Theuri at 815-933-8337 or jtheu50@illinois.edu.
The evening workshop will be from 6 to 9 p.m. at U of I Extension, Ogle County office, 421 W. Pine, Oregon, Ill. For further information, contact U of I Extension, Ogle County, at 815-732-2191, check its website, or contact Ellen Phillips at ephillps@illinois.edu or 815-732-2191.
The fee for participation is $10 per person ($5 for each additional person from the same homestead) and includes light refreshments. Pre-registration and fee is required by August 27.
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