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Lake County Extension’s ‘Chicken University’
to offer tips on raising, preparing poultry

RELEASE DATE: June 18, 2013

TAVARES — The UF/IFAS Lake County Extension will host a small-scale poultry workshop, “Chicken University,” from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 25 at the Lake County Agricultural Center, 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares. 

“Raising poultry on a small scale can be an excellent way to provide meat and eggs for your family,” said Megan Brew, M.Sc., livestock and natural-resources agent with the UF/IFAS Lake County Extension, who will instruct the class. 

Preregistration is mandatory and may be completed at http://ufchickenu.eventbrite.com. The cost is $5, which includes supplemental material. For more information, contact Brew at 352-343-4101, ext. 2728, or horsygrl@ufl.edu. 

The University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Services (UF/IFAS) Lake County Extension provides research-based information and educational programs cooperatively with the Lake County Board of County Commissioners and the University of Florida for all aspects of horticulture, agriculture, food safety, the home environment, financial management and 4-H youth programs.

The UF/IFAS Lake County Extension’s mission is to make knowledge in agricultural, human and natural resources accessible to people to sustain and enhance the quality of human life. The Extension provides free consultations as well as educational programs on a variety of subjects. The foundation for the Gator Nation – An Equal Opportunity Institute.


More Information:
Megan Brew
352-343-4101, ext. 2728

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