Advertiser Democrat advances UMaine Extension poultry raising workshop

Advertiser Democrat advanced a University of Maine Cooperative Extension workshop on raising backyard poultry from 1–3 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Oxford County Extension office in South Paris. Colt Knight, Extension livestock specialist, will discuss poultry breeds, housing, health and nutrition for small-scale egg producers, the article states. The cost is $10 per person and includes a light smoked chicken lunch; limited financial assistance is available, according to the article. Registration is online. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, call 207.743.6329 or email