Learn practical advice for how to successfully raise chickens for home egg production. This class will explore topics including: sourcing healthy birds, determining which laying varieties are best for your needs, options for housing and nutrition, common illness and pest prevention, and the joys of living with chickens!
Sarah Lubold is an ESOL educator, homesteader, amateur beekeeper, floral designer, folk artist, and CCE Tompkins Master Gardener. She and her family live with a small flock of Rhode Island Reds and Khaki Campbell ducks in West Groton. When she is not working at Business is Blooming Floral Design Studio, Sarah is active in the Cayuga and Tompkins Counties' Farmworker and Immigrant community, or is spending time with friends and family in NY and her home state of VT.
Please note: residents in the Villages of Trumansburg and Dryden who wish to keep chickens need a permit and evidence that you have attended a class on raising chickens. Our class meets that requirement, attendees will receive a letter to take to their municipality upon course completion.
$20 (sliding scale available)
This event is online
Cornell Cooperative Extension
615 Willow Ave
Ithaca, NY 14850
Last updated January 19, 2024