Molino Class: Raising Urban And Backyard Poultry

July 31, 2013

The Escambia County Extension will host a class on raising poultry focused on both the urban and backyard farmer. Classes will be held on Monday, August 5, at the Molino Community Complex, 6450 Highway 95-A, and Wednesday, August 7, at the Downtown Library, 200 W. Gregory Street. Both programs begin at 6 p.m.

This class will provide information on breed selection, housing, nutrition and daily care for new and current poultry owners.

Contact Fran Lainhart, Escambia County Extension, (850) 475-5230 to reserve a seat. Space is limited to 40 participants.


3 Responses to “Molino Class: Raising Urban And Backyard Poultry”

  1. No Excuses on July 31st, 2013 1:40 pm

    Yes David, but if you are like me an know absolutely NOTHING about chickens, then this is a great class! I got my chicks back in early March, and I did a lot of reading before I got them. Now, they are at the point of laying eggs. I’m excited! None of them have died or seem unhappy. I guess I’ve been managing OK. However, I will be calling and reserving a seat for the Monday class! I’m glad the newbies like me have something to attend for information.

  2. West End Girl on July 31st, 2013 1:16 pm

    I think that this is just supposed to be a basics class to give people an idea of what they need to know to get started. Some things are better to know before get your chickens. I mean, it’s good to get predator-proofing tips before building your coop rather than waiting until something eats your hens!

  3. david lamb on July 31st, 2013 8:33 am

    I learned in the Air Force that book knowledge can only go so far I had troops with lots of knowledge but couldnt fix an airplane. Hands on experience is the BEST way to learn

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