Morning Ag Clips previews backyard poultry workshop in South Paris
Morning Ag Clips reported the University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Oxford County will hold a workshop on raising backyard poultry 1–3 p.m. Aug. 7 at the UMaine Extension office in South Paris. UMaine Extension livestock specialist Colt Knight will discuss poultry breeds, housing, health and nutrition. Prospective and beginning small-scale egg producers will gain a general understanding of what it takes to raise poultry in people’s backyards. The $10 per person fee includes a smoked chicken lunch; limited financial assistance is available. Registration is online.