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Register now for the December pastured poultry workshop

By Debbie Roos
Posted Tuesday, November 18, 2008

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Pittsboro, NC - The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a pastured poultry workshop as part of its Enhancing Sustainability Series on Wednesday, December 3, from 10:00 am-4:00 pm in the auditorium of the Extension Agricultural Building in Pittsboro.

The deadline for registration is next Tuesday, November 25!


10:00 am - Brooder Management for Turkeys - Jesse Grimes, North Carolina State University

10:45 am - Brooding, Predator Control, Training for Range Use, and Sources for Chicks - Ken Anderson, North Carolina State University

11:30 am - Vaccination Guidelines for Small Flocks; NPIP Program and Blood Testing; NC Requirements/Laws for Shipping in Birds from Out of State; Biosecurity Issues - Donna Carver, North Carolina State University

12:30 - Catered Lunch

1:30 pm - Comparison Between Heritage Breeds of Chickens - Jeanette Beranger, American Livestock Breeds Conservancy

2:00 pm - Warm Season Forage Establishment and Maintenance - Dan Campeau, NC Cooperative Extension

2:30 pm - Local Processing - Abdul Chaudhry, Chaudhry Halal Meats

3:00 pm - Pastured Poultry Resources - Debbie Roos, NC Cooperative Extension

3:30 pm - Wrap-up and Evaluation

Registration is required by November 25. Space is limited so please register early to reserve your spot. The cost of the workshop is $25 and includes a catered lunch and resource notebook.

To register, download the registration form. For more information, contact Dan Campeau or Debbie Roos at 919-542-8202.

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