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Intro to Backyard Poultry
May 9, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm$35
an Abundance DIY Sustainability Workshop with Audrey Williams & Amy Crawford
Saturday, May 9th, 1pm-5pm
Located at the Crawford Dairy, 4056 Crawford Dairy Road, Chapel Hill, NC.
Interested in raising backyard chickens? Come to this workshop to learn what you need to know to get started. We will cover all of the basics, including differences between breeds, habitat and feed requirements, coop styles and seasonal concerns. Learn from our experiences and see a small scale flock in action. Find out what makes chickens happy. With a little knowledge, you can easily care for chickens and enjoy an abundance of delicious eggs.
DIRECTIONS: Address is 4056 Crawford Dairy Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516. We live on the dairy farm, so literally turn at the barn and silos onto the gravel drive. When the drive forks, take a right towards the brown cabin.
Pre-registration is required.
About the instructors:
Amy and Audrey live on a family farm. With their own three acre slice, they consider themselves to be part of a day to day experiment to see how much of their own food can be raised on a small plot while holding down two regular jobs. They are experienced in raising chickens and goats and they recently raised and processed a couple of pigs. They also tend an organic kitchen garden. They find chickens to be one of the most enjoyable and rewarding ventures so far and are eager to share what they have learned through much trial and error to others who want an abundance of the best tasting eggs in their own backyards.