Chicken Workshop in Oskaloosa


Learn the basics of choosing and caring for backyard chickens at a one-hour workshop Thursday, January 25 in Oskaloosa. The workshop is sponsored by Mahaska County Extension and the ISU Extension and Outreach Small Farms program. 

The workshop will be held at the Mahaska County Extension office, 212 North I Street, Oskaloosa.  It is open to the public, and attendees of all ages are welcome.  There is no cost to attend, but registration is requested. 

Instructor Christa Hartsook will cover how to order, care for, and protect your new flock. Topics include brooding chicks, appropriate feeders and waterers, and coop construction tips. The workshop will also include showmanship concepts and tips for 4-H’ers attending the county fair.

For more information, contact Suzette Striegel, Mahaska County Extension.  To register, call 641-673-5841 or email [email protected].

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