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Online & In-Person – Pastured and Free-Range Poultry Workshop: Disease Prevention & Pastured Poultry Welfare

Date:
01/23/19, 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program's Pastured / Free-Range Poultry Project presents this three-hour workshop as part of a five-part series that is offered live and online. This session focuses on design and material considerations for coops, as well as regulations for free-range and pastured poultry, and it will feature round-table discussion among farmer speakers who will shed some light on what the economics of pastured poultry farming as well as some marketing techniques that have worked well.

Disease Prevention (Dr. Maurice Pitesky):
This talk will focus on methods of mitigating risk in free-range and pastured poultry production with a focus on biosecurity, vaccination and husbandry. Dr. Maurice Pitesky is a veterinarian, faculty member at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, and UC Cooperative Extension specialist.
Pastured Poultry Welfare (Dr. Richard Blatchford):
This talk will focus on the welfare considerations of raising poultry on pasture or free-ranged systems. Dr. Richard Blatchford is a faculty member at the UC Davis Department of Animal Science and UC Cooperative Extension Assistant Poultry Specialist
$15 in Davis, in-person
$5 webinar, online

Cost:
$5 or $15

Organizer:
UCCE

Website:
https://ucanr.edu/sites/poultry/Beginning_Farmer_-_Rancher_Development_Program/2019_Workshop_Series/

Venue:
Location shared upon registration

Address:
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Davis, CA, United States