Here is the Oakland workshop info:
Got chickens? Backyard poultry workshop offered in Oakland March 12.
By Pam Kan-Rice, UC ANR
For tips on raising healthy chickens in your backyard, attend the Backyard Poultry Workshop in Oakland on Saturday, March 12. Poultry experts will share valuable information for experienced poultry owners and for those just getting started.
The workshop is sponsored by the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) Cooperative Extension in Alameda County and the California Poultry Federation.
Discussion topics will include:
? Poultry behavior in backyard chickens
? Backyard biosecurity
? Backyard poultry cleaning and disinfecting
? Backyard flock pests and management techniques
? Using the California Animal Health and Food Safety Lab (CAHFS)
Speakers include Maurice Pitesky, UC Cooperative Extension poultry specialist in the School of Veterinary Medicine at UC Davis, Richard Blatchford, UC Cooperative Extension poultry specialist in the Department of Animal Science at UC Davis; Amy Murillo, UC Riverside Ph.D. candidate; and Nancy Reimers, poultry veterinarian. Rob Bennaton, UC Cooperative Extension advisor, will be on hand to answer questions about urban agriculture.
The workshop will be held 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 12, at the Trans Pacific Center at 1000 Broadway in Oakland. The building is on the corner of Broadway and 11th Street, near the 12th Street BART Station.
Registration is $20 and includes lunch. To register, call or email Monica Della Maggiore at (209) 576-6355 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Based in Modesto, the California Poultry Federation
represents the state’s diverse poultry industry and is the official state agency for the National Poultry Improvement Plan.
UC Agriculture and Natural Resources researchers and educators draw on local expertise to conduct agricultural, environmental, economic, youth development and nutrition research that helps California thrive. Learn more at ucanr.edu.
Rob Bennaton, UC Cooperative Extension director for Alameda and Contra Costa counties and Bay Area Urban Agriculture Advisor, (510) 670-5621, email@example.com
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University of California Cooperative Extension
Alameda & Contra Costa County Director/
Bay Area Urban Agriculture Advisor
Offc: (510) 670-5621 (new #)
(925) 646-6124 (# on Tuesdays)
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