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Getting Started with Poultry

Saturday, January 8, 2022

31 N. Main Street, Homer NY

Back in July, Homer Town residents interested in raising chickens and other fowl received exciting news –a new local law, permitting landowners in residential neighborhoods, to own chickens and other fowl was passed. The next question these same folks might ask is ‘how’. To answer that question Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cortland County invites folks interested in raising poultry to join us on Saturday, January 8th from 10:00 am – 11:30 am at the Homer Senior Center (downstairs from the Homer Town Hall), 31 N. Main Street in Homer NY.

This 1.5-hour workshop, led by Dana Havas, will cover all the basics including pros & cons, how to choose the right bird, health and management, housing requirements, legal requirements, and processing and pricing poultry products. In addition, other Cortland County town and village laws that define poultry ownership will be covered.

This is a presentation-based workshop with time for Q&A. Resource handouts will be made available for all attendees. If you have any questions or would like to register via email or over the phone please contact or call (607)391-2664

There is a $5 fee to attend the event BUT scholarships are available - contact Dana to learn more.

Register by Thursday, July 6th to attend!

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