Chicken Keeping Course
KUTZTOWN, Pennsylvania – Have you always wanted to learn how to keep a healthy flock of backyard chickens? The Rodale Institute is offering a course on Keeping Backyard Chickens on April 23. Learn about the best breeds for egg or meat purposes and how to protect your flock from predators, and gain hands-on experience. You’ll leave with a list of literature and resources to continue expanding your knowledge on chicken keeping.
Go to Rodale Institute to register, and find other classes you might be interested in.
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