Free Winter Care For Chickens Class


By KMVT News

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

October 21, 2013 at 5:30 PM

Location: The Burley Public Library, 1300 Miller Avenue, Burley

Event Description

Idaho’s leading backyard chicken advocate will teach chicken keepers the nuances of winter care for their hens. The FREE class is scheduled for Monday, October 21st at 5:30pm at The Burley Public Library, 1300 Miller Avenue, Burley, ID 83318.

“We experience very cold temperatures in the Gem State and it’s important to make certain your feathered, backyard friends are comfortable,” said Gretchen Anderson, author of “The Backyard Chicken Fight.”

There’s no need to knit sweaters for your hens. Keep your backyard flock contented, safe, and laying eggs throughout the winter. This local author and online blogger for Mother Earth News will offer advice and money-saving tips on protecting your chickens from the elements, and other secrets to successful hen keeping.

Anderson will cover topics such as:
- How to encourage egg production throughout the winter
- How to protect your flock from winter elements
- Cold Weather feed requirements
- Winter coop modifications
- Light requirements

For more information:
Burley Public Library (208) 878-7708
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