I invite all of our followers in the mid-Atlantic region to attend the Small Flock Poultry Expo that I am helping to organize. The University of Maryland will host this expo on Saturday, February 4 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM at the Carroll County Agriculture Center in Westminster, Maryland.
The expo will feature educational seminars on poultry nutrition, disease prevention and control, chicken breeds, egg and meat production basics, housing, pasturing, feeding and watering systems, regulations and ordinances, organic production, litter and mortality composting, breeding and egg incubation, turkey production, brooding chicks, poultry in diversified livestock operations, exotics, egg grading and handling, marketing and economics, urban poultry, and protecting your flock. Vendors will be available with live poultry and poultry related items. A poultry processing demonstration will be conducted. Producers and Extension specialists will be available for technical questions about production practices. 4-H will conduct activities and competitions. Door prizes will be awarded. Lunch and snacks will be available for purchase.
For additional information and a registration form go to http://carroll.umd.edu/ag/
I would be excited to meet our Backyard Farming followers there.