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2015-09-10

Backyard poultry workshop

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Mark your calendar for a Backyard Poultry Workshop Tuesday, Sept. 22 from 4-6 pm at the Mansfield Park Recreation Center located at 2886 Highway 16 North in Bandera.
This course will provide a basic introduction for those interested in maintaining a small flock of laying hens" said Sam Womble, Bandera County Extension Agent. "Topics covered will include feeding/nutrition, housing, health and egg production."
In addition, the food safety side of handling eggs will also be addressed.
Program speakers include Drs. Greg Archer and Craig Coufal, Professors and Extension Specialists from College Station.
The cost is $15 per person and includes program materials and refreshments. Please contact the Bandera County Extension Office at 830-796-7755 by Tuesday, Sept. 15 to sign up.
The program is sponsored by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Agriculture and Natural Resource Committee.
For more information and to learn about upcoming educational programs offered, feel free to visit the county extension service website at http://bandera.agrilife.org