Backyard Poultry Webinar

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N.C. Cooperative Extension of Clay County will be hosting a Backyard Poultry Webinar Wednesday, May 13, 2020, from 2–5 p.m. 

Raising poultry in small backyard flocks has become a popular practice in McDowell County. Keeping a backyard flock is a great way to supplement your family’s food supply with fresh eggs and meat. For some, it serves as a way to generate a small additional income. Whether your main goal is to feed your family or sell fresh eggs in your community, it is important to know the ins and outs of managing a backyard flock to insure your flock is healthy and productive. 

If you are planning to set up a flock in your backyard or have been raising poultry for years and would like to improve your management practices, this webinar is for you.

A variety of topics will be covered during this webinar, including: 

  • Proper nutrition
  • Health management
  • Breed selection
  • Proper housing
  • Marketing
  • The egg law

For more information call the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Clay County office at 828-389-6305, extension 12. 

Register for this webinar at poultry webinar poster

Additional backyard poultry resources:

Backyard Flocks & Eggs

N.C. Cooperative Extension-Hen House