If you are a poultry newcomer within easy driving distance of Gainesville, FL and are interested in learning how to keep your own backyard flock there will be a workshop offered at the Alachua County Extension office on Monday, November 21, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. The Extension Office is located at 2800 NE 39th Ave, Gainesville (the road that goes past the airport). Topics will include: Breed Selection Nutrition for Backyard Laying Flocks Chicken Tractors Requirements for Selling Eggs. There is a $6.00 registration fee which will also cover the cost of the meal that will be served. To register call 352-955-2402 by Tuesday, November 15, 2011. For more information, please contact Cindy Sanders, Director/Livestock Agent, Alachua County Cooperative Extension, at (352) 955-2402.