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The Basics of Raising Backyard Hens in the Suburbs

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

chickens in the yard

You’ve decided that you want Backyard Chickens! Good for you. Now, how do you do that so that your birds are safe and healthy, your neighbors are happy, and you’re free to enjoy the benefits of owning chickens? In this class, Jaclyn Ricci, the vice chair of Camden County Chickens and leader of Merchantville Backyard Chickens, will discuss the benefits of having backyard hens for composting and sustainability, along with the educational information specific to raising chickens in a suburban setting. Feed, health, and coop requirements that satisfy local community requirements are covered.


Burlington County Agricultural Center

500 Centerton Road
Moorestown, NJ 08057


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