Received this email today. Thought some of you guys might be interested too! Mid-Atlantic Small Flock Poultry Expo The University of Maryland Extension will host the Mid-Atlantic Small Flock Poultry Expo on Saturday, February 4, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM at the University of Maryland Extension-Carroll County Office & Carroll County Agriculture Center, 700 Agriculture Center Drive, Westminster, Maryland, 21157. The expo will feature educational seminars on poultry nutrition, disease prevention and control, chicken breeds, egg and meat production basics, housing, pasturing, feeding and watering systems, regulations and ordinances, organic production, litter and mortality composting, breeding and egg incubation, turkey production, brooding chicks, poultry in diversified livestock operations, exotics, egg grading and handling, marketing and economics, urban poultry, and protecting your flock. Vendors will be available with live poultry and poultry related items. A poultry processing demonstration will be conducted. Producers and Extension specialists will be available for technical questions about production practices. 4-H will conduct activities and competitions. Door prizes will be awarded. Lunch and snacks will be available for purchase. Registration: Adults: $10 pre-registration fee, $20 at the door Youth 10-18: $5 pre-registration, $10 at the door Children under 10: Free 4-H Members or Volunteers admitted free (must pre-register and show 4-H membership card at the door) For additional information about the Mid-Atlantic Small Flock Poultry Expo, call (410) 386-2760 or visit the web site at http://carroll.umd.edu/ag/poultry.cfm If you have a disability that requires special assistance for your participation in this program please contact the Carroll County Extension Office at (410) 386-2760, Fax: (410) 876-0132, at least two weeks prior to the program.