Pastured Poultry Workshop
Part of Big Dreams, Small Farms Foothills 2019
Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Meet at: N.C. Cooperative Extension, Caldwell County Center
120 Hospital Ave NE Suite #1, Lenoir, NC 28645
This one-day workshop is for growers new to pastured poultry, those considering adding poultry as an enterprise, or experienced growers looking for production tips.
We will meet at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Caldwell County Center for the morning session and then travel to Rippetoe Farm and Isidore Farm near Lenoir in the afternoon. The workshop will cover various production topics including biosecurity, determining the type of operation you may want to have (species and type), breeds, health, molting, best management practices (BMP’s), budgets, marketing, processing, housing, feed/water, fencing, and predator control.