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Maryland Poultry Swap April 25th 2015 "The Chicken Whisperer," Dr. Peter Brown and APA Judge Paul

Discussion in 'Chickenstocks, Shows, Meet-Ups' started by Msbear, Apr 13, 2015.

  1. Msbear

    Msbear Fancy Banties

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    Green Hill Farm
    5329 Mondell Rd.
    Sharpsburg, MD. 21782

    ghfarm.org

    April 25th 2015 8am-2pm

    Admission $2
    Seller Spaces $20


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    Buy/Sell/Trade anything farm related, homemade, handcrafted or homegrown. We have nearly a hundred vendors signed up already! Join us and have some fun. Along with our large sales area, we will also have BBQ, bluegrass music, pony rides, coop tour, wine tasting, classes and workshops, farm raised cuts of pork, beef & lamb as well as chicken and rabbits.

    Schedule:

    10:30 - A Lesson about Coccidiosis. How it affects growth, prevention and treatment.
    The Chicken Doctor, Dr. Peter Brown, will be setting up a booth as well. He will arrive fully stocked with poultry and livestock medications, vitamins, supplements, feeders & drinkers, leg bands and so much more.. including his extensive knowledge about avian health. If you have a concern, be sure to stop in and he will be happy to help! He will be giving a presentation about coccidiosis from 10:30-11am.

    11:00 APA Judge, Paul Gilroy will be hosting a FREE Poultry Exhibition Class. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/poultr...-by-apa-judge-paul-gilroy-tickets-16236474733

    12:00 Biosecurity Workshop
    Andy Schneider, "The Chicken Whisperer," will be accompanying Kalmbach Feeds out of Ohio to the swap meet for our annual Spring Swap on April 25th 2015. He will be giving a one hour workshop about biosecurity and signing books.
     
  2. Msbear

    Msbear Fancy Banties

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    Swap Pics!
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  3. FarmrGirl

    FarmrGirl MooseMistress

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    It was AWESOME! Here are some pictures from the day before while the early birds and VIP's were arriving:

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    The Chicken Doctor and Chicken Whisperer photo op!

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    Even exotic animals make an appearance

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    Early-bird vendors getting set up

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    Rare ducklings in a rare basket... you can get so many great things at the swap!

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    Look for this sign at the end of the driveway in June!
     
  4. Msbear

    Msbear Fancy Banties

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    It was awesome.. can't believe June is right around the corner and we will be doing it all over again... I am STILL whooped.
     
  5. hillbillyfarmer

    hillbillyfarmer Out Of The Brooder

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    Any info for 2016?
     
  6. Majestic Lane Poultry

    Majestic Lane Poultry Heart Strings Animal Rehoming

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    It was this Saturday. We were there before 8 and people were standing in line waiting for it to open. There will probably be another one in June.
     

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