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Raise a Home Poultry Flock
Monday, February 5, 6:30 -8:00 pm
@ CCE-Tompkins Education Center, 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca, NY
Raising a backyard flock for egg or meat production can be the perfect
complement to a home
garden, providing manure and bug control. This class will focus on breeds for
egg laying, raising chicks to layers, housing, sanitation, and general care and
feeding of poultry. NOTE: This class is required for City of Ithaca residents
who wish to obtain a permit to raise a flock (no more than 4 birds) in the City
and recommended for others countywide who want to raise a few chickens in their
backyards. Fee: $5/person or $8/household to attend, includes certificate
required for City permit application. Preregistration is required. Save time,
register and pay online at
http://ccetompkins.org/events/2018/02/05/raise-a-home-poultry-flock , or
contact Maria Christian, mj...@cornell.edu<mailto:mj...@cornell.edu>, (607)
272-2292 ext. 130. NOTE: City residents must have a lot size of 3,000 SF in
order to obtain a permit. For more information on the City ordinance number
2016-13, check the City website or call the City Clerk's office at
607-274-6570. The City ordinance will be further explained at the workshop.
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