Introduction to raising backyard poultry June 3

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a free online overview of raising backyard poultry from 10 a.m.–noon. June 3.

The online program, led by UMaine Extension livestock specialist Colt Knight, is designed for beginning or prospective backyard and small-scale poultry producers. Participants will gain a general understanding of poultry housing, health and nutrition needs; varieties of waterers and lighting options; and different breeds for meat and egg production.

Register online for the free session. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Becky Gray, 207.781.6099;