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Instructors: Steve Rose and Olaf Sweetman Steve has a long history of raising chickens, geese, and other animals as part of an integrated small farm. Olaf has brought ducks back to Sunbow and has successfully raised them from day olds to producing egg layers.

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  • Workshops
When Apr 07, 2013
from 10:00 am to 03:00 pm
Where Corvallis, OR
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Instructors: Steve Rose and Olaf Sweetman

Steve has a long history of raising chickens, geese, and other animals as part of an integrated small farm. Olaf has brought ducks back to Sunbow and has successfully raised them from day olds to producing egg layers.

Workshop Focuses:

  • Babies, sources, equipment, feed, etc.
  • Transition to adult; special needs, feed shifts, pasture etc.
  • Structures: how to build a variety of shelters
  • Fencing
  • Pasture and organic feed
  • Water
  • Egg production tips
  • Meat production practices and tips
  • Manure management
  • Integrating multiple kinds of poultry and their uses with other animals
  • Designing your poultry area (please bring a map of your property and plans for all to discuss)

$30/pre register, bring lunch.

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