This is an announcement to let poultry lovers know that there is a FREE education series for you on the Eastern Shore. On October 11 in Smyrna, DE and October 18 in Georgetown, DE we will kick off our Small Flock Education Series. Topics will change with the seasons and the seminars will be held every 2 months! The agenda for the first seminar is as follows: 9-9:10 AM Opening Remarks and IntroductionsDr. Brigid McCrea 9:10-9:40 AM Getting Started with Poultry 9:40-10:00 AM Chicken Breed Identification 10:00-10:20 AM Nutrition and Feeding10:20- 10:30 AM Break 10:30-11:00 AM Biosecurity 11:00-11:15 AM Biosecurity Pop Quiz OFun 11:15-11:30 AM Mites and Lice in Poultry: Modern & Holistic Solutions 11:30-11:45 AM Preparing Your Bird for Show Do you live in PA, MD, or VA? Feel free to join us! Take the opportunity to come and hang out with others who like poulttry as much as you do (and you will learn something new to boot!). Topics planned for the future include caring for your flock, improving health problems, managment solutions, clever ideas, and children's programs. And tell us what topics poultry keepers on the Eastern Shore are really looking for -- we will gladly provide the information. Email [email protected] for a flier that has all the details and a map to the meetings. See you there!