Backyard Animal Husbandry: Chickens & Rabbits 1-3 pm
Have you ever wanted to raise chickens for eggs or rabbits for meat? Small-scale animal husbandry can be an attainable source of healthy protein in the homestead. When you give these animals shelter, food and care, they gladly give you food, fertilizer and friendship. To meet your specific needs and locale, learn how to select the right breed(s), create a safe shelter, provide care and manage waste of your backyard flock or fluffle (group of bunnies). Resources on shelter design and where to get chicks or baby bunnies will be provided.