Learn online about raising poultry or sheep and goats 

Cornell Cooperative Extension is offering video conferences on raising poultery and on raising sheep or goats.

Both courses will cover acquiring your animals, breeds, feeding, and basic health care. Questions are encouraged.

On June 25, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., participants can learn about the basics of raising alternative poultry like Guinea hens, ducks, geese, and turkey.

The cost of this meeting is $5 and it will be held via Zoom. If you have a poor internet connection you also have the option to call in on your phone.

To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/AlternativePoultryBeginners. You will receive the link to the Zoom meeting upon registration at the email address you provide.

On July 8, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., the extension will teach the basics of raising small ruminants, like sheep and goats.

The cost of this meeting is $5 and will be held via Zoom. If you have a poor internet connection, you also have the option to call in on your phone.

To register, please visit https://tinyurl.com/SmallRuminantsBeginners. You will be provided with a link to the meeting at the email address you provide.

For more information on either course, contact Ashley Pierce at 518-649-0267 or .

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