Beginning poultry owners have the opportunity to learn more about what it takes to successfully raise poultry at an upcoming workshop in Maryville.
University of Missouri Extension will be offering a Poultry 101 program on Wednesday, February 19 at the Northwest Technical School in Maryville.
The basics to be covered include choosing types and breeds of poultry that are right for you, housing and equipment needed to get started, common issues, potential opportunities, and more.
The program will run from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Cost to attend is $10 for adults and $5 for youth 17 years and under. Registrations are required.
To register, contact the Northwest Technical School at 660-582-8311 or visit their website at http://www.nts.maryville.k12.mo.us/adult-education.html. For more information on the program, contact the Atchison County MU Extension Center at 660-744-6231.