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Do you want to learn more about free range poultry production for backyard and small farm enterprises? Join the Small Farms Network Capital Region for the Feathers and Fowl field day. This free event will be packed with information for those already farming and people thinking about starting a small poultry production enterprise. Topics include basic husbandry and care of birds, meat and egg production systems, poultry health and food safety requirements for meat and eggs.

Our guest speakers include Dr Jayne Weller who will share her expertise on poultry health, nutrition and diseases. Dr Kate Sawford, District Veterinarian from South East Local Land Services, will be presenting information on food safety requirements for selling and swapping eggs, diseases and regulatory requirements.

Local farmers Penny Kothe from Caroola Farm and Penny Evens from Pendon Farm will share their expertise in managing poultry on small farms. A farm tour is included.

This field day is not suitable for children.

Place:             Bungendore region (to be advised upon booking)
Cost:              Free (lunch and morning tea included)
Bookings:      Places are limited and bookings are essential

Register online for this special field day to avoid missing out.