Raising backyard Chickens


Raising Backyard Chickens

  • Saturday, March 9, 2024, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Ever thought about getting chickens? Planning to start your own backyard flock this Spring?

Join us on the farm Sunday March 9th for a FREE raising chickens 101 seminar to learn all you need to know and ask our 4-H Animal Science Educator any questions you may have.

Lecture Topics include: 
  • Raising chicks
  • pullets & hens Breeds 
  • behavior
  • nutrition & disease prevention 
  • Town ordinances
  • equipment 
  • housing
  • weather concerns

The presentation is approximately one hour, followed by 30 minutes of  Q & A.


Free - we ask that anyone attending over the age of 3 needs to register.




Suffolk County Farm and Education Center
350 Yaphank Avenue
Yaphank, New York 11980

Last updated February 16, 2024