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Date:
March 16, 2019
Time:
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Time Details:
Mobile Dairy Classroom 10:15, 12:15, 2:15, and 4:15
Location:
Central Library
Address:
7051 Lucy Corr Boulevard
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Contact:
804-751-4401
Cost:
Free
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Backyard Poultry Seminar

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Many people have started raising chickens in their backyard or are thinking about doing so. Come listen to the professionals and learn the ins and out at our Backyard Poultry Seminars at the Central Library. Dr. Mike Persia, Virginia Tech Associate Professor and Extension Specialist will be giving a talk on Urban Poultry Keeping from 10-11 a.m. The second speaker is Kymberly Coffman, VDACS Poultry Specialist talking about Poultry Health and Biosecurity from 11- 12 p.m. Teaching kids about the dairy industry is one of the priorities of Southland Dairy Farmers. The Mobile Dairy Classroom is a traveling milking parlor, featuring a live cow, and an oral presentation. The classroom will be set up at the Central Library from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Show times are 10:15, 12:15, 2:15, and 4:15. Chick-fil-a will be joining Animal Science Saturday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Take your turn spinning the prize wheel or snap a picture with the cow.