The objective of this course series is to give prospective and beginning small-scale meat and egg producers a general understanding of what it takes to raise poultry profitably. Poultry breeds, housing, health, and nutrition for small-scale meat and egg producers will be explored.
Partipants in poultry class visit a local farm in 2011.
Who should attend
New poultry owners, aspiring poultry owners, or those interested in exploring a new venture.
Those interested in producing an income from your property.
Those interested in producing food for your family.
What to expect
An overview of basic topics regarding raising poultry.
Participants will have a better understanding of what is needed to develop their own small scale poultry operation.
An introduction to resources and support available for beginning poultry producers.
Instruction from Penn State Extension Educators as well as experienced small scale poultry producers.