FAIRFIELD — University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Maine Poultry Growers Association will offer a daylong school for poultry producers from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at Kennebec Valley Community College.
Topics will include best management practices, bird health and disease prevention for egg layers and meat birds, poultry nutrition, poultry product quality and organic practices.
The school is designed for farmers with a poultry enterprise and is appropriate for backyard keepers, bird fanciers and 4-H teenagers. The fee is $25 or $10 for members of the Maine Poultry Growers Association. It includes a reference notebook, a poultry break-even calculator and refreshments. articipants should bring their lunch.
For more information or to register, call 781-6099. To request a disability accommodation, call 800-287-1471 or 781-6099.